Qantas has become the latest airline to order the Airbus A321XLR, with conversions and new orders covering 36 of the new variant. The Australian flag carrier said it will convert 26 existing A321neo orders to the XLR, and will add another 10 new orders. This will boost the carrier’s total A320neo-family orders to 109, including 28 A321LRs and 45 A320neos. Such a move was not a surprise, as Qantas executives had said at the IATA annual meeting in Seoul on June 3 that they were ...

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