Late last month, JetBlue Airways ordered 35 additional Airbus A320-series twinjets, both Current Engine Option (CEO) and New Engine Option (NEO) models, to further expand capacity and inaugurate new routes. For Airbus, the contract is significantly more than a routine business victory, for two symbolic reasons. First, the New York-based airline's decision marks the A320 family's 10,000th order, a milestone. And the new aircraft will be delivered from the manufacturer's Mobile, ...


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