Daily Memo: Leaving Boeing For Airbus

A321xlr concept in qantas livery
Qantas Airbus A321XLR
Credit: Airbus
American Airlines put out a landmark press release about 10 years ago, in July 2011, announcing an order for 460 aircraft—most of them for Airbus aircraft, setting up the European airframer to win a multibillion-euro deal for its newly launched A320neo family. The defeat for Boeing would have been...
Jens Flottau

Based in Frankfurt, Germany, Jens is executive editor and leads Aviation Week Network’s global team of journalists covering commercial aviation.

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