Florida’s Spirit Airlines signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus for 75 narrowbodies at this week's Dubai air show. The deal, valued at $7 billion, is for 45 A320NEOs with winglets and 30 A320s. An engine decision is still open. Ben Baldanza, president and CEO of Spirit, says he expects the MOU to become a firm order before year-end. When the new aircraft join Spirit's existing fleet of 35 A320 family aircraft, they will be used on targeted routes in the U.S., ...
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