When Airbus launched the A320neo family in 2010, it was hoping to continue the success of the A320 for some years and delay investing in an all-new single-aisle aircraft. However, it could not have envisioned selling 6,638 Neos within the following nine years while the classics were still in full production. While the trend toward larger narrowbodies has been clear for some time, Airbus also could not have hoped for the A321neo to reach around 40% of orders. Though the Neo has been an ...

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