Saudi Arabia-based Flyadeal’s July 7 decision to switch its preliminary commitment for up to 50 Boeing 737 MAXs to Airbus A320neos garnered significant attention. Was this the first of an increasing number of cancellations now that it is clear the global grounding of the aircraft will continue for much longer than initially anticipated? Garuda and Lion Air said earlier they would like to back off larger orders, and Somon Air of Tajikistan now says it prefers to change its lease for one ...


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