Airbus says Avolon signs $1.9 billion A320neo order

PARIS Thu Jan 10, 2013 6:16pm IST

PARIS (Reuters) - European aircraft maker Airbus EAD.PA on Thursday said leasing company Avolon had signed a firm order for 20 A320neo planes in a deal worth $1.9 billion at list prices.

Avolon had originally announced a commitment for 15 of the aircraft in July at the Farnborough Airshow.

(Reporting by Astrid Wendlandt, editing by James Regan)

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