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IndiGo switches 125 Airbus A320neo orders to longer range A321s - source

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(Reuters) - IndiGo, India's largest domestic airline, has switched 125 of its existing A320neo jet orders to the longer range A321neo model, according to an source.

now has 150 of SE's A321neo jets on order, the source said. The orders showed in the official October review on Airbus' website.

InterGlobe Ltd's is one of Airbus' biggest global customers with 430 jets on order. It has almost triple the market share of nearest rival Jet Airways, which recently grounded some planes as it struggles to conserve cash and turn its business around.

had previously said it plans to add to its fleet of Airbus A320neos and turboprops at a rate of around 6 planes a month.

It will add 30 percent capacity this financial year to maintain dominance of the world's fastest growing market, although its parent company has just recorded its first quarterly loss since listing.

(Reporting by Neha Dasgupta; Editing by Kirsten Donovan)

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First Published: Sat, November 10 2018. 18:17 IST