The newly launched Airbus A321XLR saw another major order boost with an MOU for 50 of the long-range narrowbodies from US private equity firm Indigo Partners. The deal, announced June 19 on the third day of the air show, includes the conversion of 18 existing A321neo family orders. Indigo has major stakes in four ultra-LCCs—US-based Frontier, Chile-based JetSmart, Mexico-based Volaris and Hungary-based Wizz Air, whose CEOs all joined Indigo managing partner Bill Franke at the signing ...

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