Saturday, May 17, 2014

China Southern orders 80 A320s

China Southern Airlines plans to buy 80 A320 jetliners with a listed value of at least $7.3 billion from Airbus. Asia’s largest carrier’s order includes 50 A320neo jets, the company said in a statement to the Shanghai stock exchange. (Source: Bloomberg, Reuters, 05/16/14) Gulf Coast note: Airbus is building an A320 final assembly line in Mobile, Ala.