American Airlines ordered 260 passenger jets from Airbus Wednesday - the European plane manufacturer's first US order for decades. The news marks an end to a longstanding monopoly by rival Boeing, which will supply 200 planes.
AP - American Airlines is buying at least 460 new planes over the next five years in the biggest single passenger jet order in history. And in a victory for Airbus, it’s splitting the work between the European plane maker and Boeing.
Date created : 2011-07-21