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Airbus bags $33-billion IndiGo order for 300 A320neo family aircraft

The Airbus A321 XLR jet will also help IndiGo widen its international footprint.

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Arindam Majumder New Delhi
India’s largest airline IndiGo has placed an order for 300 Airbus A320neo family planes worth at least $33 billion at recent list prices, handing the European planemaker one of its largest orders. 

The order — a mix of A320 neo, A321 neo, and the new long range aircraft A321 XLR from the Airbus stable — makes India’s position as one of the top three growing markets for air travel with more than 1,200 aircraft on order. 

The latest deal takes IndiGo’s A320neo family aircraft orders to 730, making it the world’s biggest customer for these planes. The airline had ordered 50 ATR-72

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First Published: Oct 30 2019 | 1:15 AM IST

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