The Farnborough Airshow provided a vivid reminder that Asia’s low-cost carriers (LCC) still have plenty of appetite for aircraft orders, despite their already massive backlogs with Boeing and Airbus. Vietnam’s Vietjet agreed to purchase a combined 150 aircraft from the two manufacturers. The AirAsia group ordered another 34 Airbus A330neos, a move that has broader significance, as it confirmed the group would not drop its existing 66 orders for that type. AirAsia ...

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