China will announce large contracts for the Airbus A330 next month, say two industry officials familiar with negotiations. Orders or intended orders for at least 70 and possibly 200 A330s will be revealed when President Xi Jinping and other leaders visit France next month, the officials say. The exact number remains undetermined, and the aircraft may not immediately go into Airbus’s books as definitive orders. They will be among a huge quantity of airliners that China is expected to ...

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