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Airbus gets US$22b China orders for 140 jets

The aircraft will be allocated to individual airline operators by state-owned China Aviation Supplies over the next five to six years

From left, China Aviation Supplies vice-president Sun Bo, Mr Xi, Mr Enders and Mrs Merkel during the contract-signing ceremony for the jets in Berlin. Mr Enders says talks are underway regarding a deal for more A380 superjumbos to add to five sold to China Southern Airlines.


AIRBUS SE won orders from China to supply 140 single-aisle and wide-body jets worth US$22 billion at list prices and said it's in talks to sell more A380 superjumbos as the Asian nation is set to become the world's largest aviation market.

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