Airbus is focusing on a high-gross-weight version of the A321neo as it tries to address the market of thin and relatively short long-haul routes left open as the Boeing 757 slowly is  being retired.  The manufacturer has started to discuss the concept with airlines, according to Frank Vermeire, head of A320-family marketing. While the response has been encouraging and the launch is likely near, the formal decision has not yet been made. A formal launch could come in early 2015, ...


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