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China ordered 60 Airbus aircrafts from France

News International-French

21 May 2013

China Aviation Supplies Holding Company (CASC) and Airbus signed an agreement of 60 AIRBUS aircrafts intentional order. This agreement included 42 single-aisle A320 series aircrafts and 18 A330 series aircrafts.

The agreement was signed by CASC general manager Li Hai and AIRBUS president and CEO Fabrice Brégier in Beijing's Great Hall of the People. The agreement is part of a series of Sino-French cooperation agreements signed during the French President Francois Orand recent state visit to China.

Chinese President Xi Jinping has also attended the ceremony with the French President. Together they have witnessed the signing of the agreement.

A320 series aircraft is popular with the Chinese airlines due to its high reliability and low operating cost characteristics. A330 aircraft can carry more passengers while reducing the number of flight. It is an effective solution to the airport congestion. A330 aircraft has a spacious, comfortable cabin that also makes it more popular for the majority of passengers.

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