China buys 140 Airbus aircraft for 20 billion euros

Китай купит у Airbus 140 самолетов на 20 млрд евро

Passenger Airbus A320 at Dusseldorf airport

CAS Corporation will acquire from Airbus for 100 A320 family cars and 40 A350 XWB.

The Chinese Corporation China Aviation Supplies Import and Export Group Corporation (CAS) will purchase from Airbus 140 aircraft for a total amount of 22,8 billion (20.1 billion Euro). The framework agreement signed on Wednesday, July 5, in Berlin, the head of the Board of Airbus Thomas Enders and Vice-President of CAS sung-Bo.

The document was signed in presence of Chinese President XI Jinping are in Germany for a visit.

We are talking about 100 machines, the Airbus A320 family aircraft, designed for flights of short and medium range and 40 long-haul wide-body A350 XWB. Beijing will get them within the next “five or six years,” Enders told reporters.

While just under half of all aircraft will be assembled in China.

Recently, Airbus has launched an updated version of the world’s largest passenger airliner the A380 is a new plane will be called A380plus.