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United Airlines to replace Boeing with Airbus

The U.S. airline United Airlines has ordered 50 new Langstreckenjets type A321XLR the European manufacturer of Airbus . United wants to renew with the machines from 2024 its existing Boeing 757 fleet, as the company announced on Tuesday.

price information were not initially made. The aircraft is expected to cost, according to the financial service Bloomberg seven billion dollars, however, orders strong discounts are available for Big common. United also announced a delivery of larger Airbus A350 until 2027 to postpone.

30 percent less fuel

The new aircraft are expected to come in between the US East coast and Europe and new destinations such as Portugal, use. The long-range version of the A321neo from Airbus is to have a range of 8700 miles, the flights from Europe to America or India. The Jet is designed to consume 30 percent less fuel than the as yet often on routes used, but not produced Boeing 757.

United is another US company that purchases, despite higher tariffs on European planes, a contract with the Boeing rival. American Airlines, JetBlue Airways and Spirit Airlines have already placed orders for Airbus A320neo Jets. Boeing to upgrade its after two devastating crash with start forbidden occupied best selling 737 Max in the competition with Airbus is currently heavily thrown back. (chk/sda)

Created: 04.12.2019, 04:50 PM

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