TOULOUSE (Dow Jones) – The Chilean airline LAN has signed at the Farnborough International Airshow in a Memorandum of Understanding on 50 Airbus A320 family. (Photo : Airbus)
For Airbus , this is the largest ever single order for an airline from Latin America, such as EADS subsidiary, announced on Tuesday. The Airbus orders of LAN will increase with the order to 152 aircraft.
The MOU also includes 10 A321s, one new Airbus aircraft for the LAN. The ordering of the A320 Family is part of the growth strategy of LAN in Latin America. The new Airbus jets are described including replacing older aircraft on existing and new routes.
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