The go-ahead of Airbus’s A320 New Engine Option (NEO) upgrade will not be conditional on any big order target or customer mix as has been the traditional pre-requisite for previous program go-aheads. And catalogue prices for the upgraded variants will have a premium of upward of $8 million, depending on the engine selected, the manufacturer reveals. A decision whether to go ahead with the NEO is due by the end of this year. But it is concern over the availability of Airbus’s engineering ...

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