United Continental (UAL) says it's ended discussions with Airbus (EADSY.PK -5%) and is...

|About: United Continental Holdings... (UAL)|By:, SA News Editor

United Continental (UAL) says it's ended discussions with Airbus (EADSY.PK -5%) and is negotiating solely with Boeing (BA -1.3%) for a potential order of about 200 narrow-body jets. the airline had been in talks with both companies for over six months on the nearly $17B order. The move sounds logical from a maintenance standpoint, considering that 75% of UAL's fleet is already made up of BA aircraft.