By Dominic Lalk
Asia-Pacific and Middle Eastern carriers signed off on massive aircraft orders at this week’s Farnborough Airshow in the UK. The vast majority of deals was for Airbus and Boeing single aisle jets as airlines continue to shy away from new widebody orders, excluding notable exceptions at AirAsia X, Sichuan Airlines and STARLUX Airlines.
Also in the news, Asiana Airlines is involved in a new controversy; HNA Group is working with Airbus to find payment solutions for parked A330s; the Civil Aviation Administration of China has certified the A350; THAI has named a new chairman; Cathay Pacific Airways has announced a Seattle route; and four SkyTeam members are launching a Europe-China joint venture.
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