FRANKFURT, LOS ANGELES – Airbus is in final negotiations with Rolls-Royce to become the sole-source supplier for a re-engined version of the A330. The launch is expected to be announced later this summer. Sources close to the discussions say a preliminary agreement has been reached with Rolls over the so-called A330neo (new engine option), and the deal is expected to be finalized by the end of May. Rolls-Royce, which declined to comment, clinched the work after bidding aggressively ...
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