Airbus (EADSY.PK) signs a contract to send 60 single-aisle A320s (including 30 fuel-efficient...

|By:, SA News Editor

Airbus (EADSY.PK) signs a contract to send 60 single-aisle A320s (including 30 fuel-efficient revisions) to Virgin America - a deal that lists at $5.1B, though Virgin is likely getting a discount. Airbus' deal follows closely on last week's record $15B order from IndiGo, and it's another dent in Boeing's (BA) argument that customers would rather wait for new models than buy fuel-efficient revamps.