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AirAsia likely to reconfirm order for Airbus A330neo jets: Source

AirAsia co-founder Tony Fernandes announced last week he was looking at buying Boeing 787s to expand the fleet of its long-haul arm AirAsiaX

Reuters  |  Singapore 

AirAsia

is expected to reconfirm an order for A330neo passenger jets, a person familiar with the discussions said on Thursday.

co-founder announced last week he was looking at buying to expand the fleet of its long-haul arm AirAsiaX, as well as wide-body models.

The decision of Asia's largest budget carrier - currently exclusively an customer - is seen as crucial as tries to shore up its slow-selling A330neo and Boeing looks to cement an advantage in wide-body sales, industry sources say.

and declined comment.

First Published: Thu, February 08 2018. 16:24 IST
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