Monday, March 18, 2013 12:11 pm
News Summary: Airbus gets biggest order ever
By The Associated Press
LION'S SHARE: Lion Air is buying 169 A320s and 65 A321 jets. The first planes will be delivered in 2014 and most of them will be outfitted with a new, more fuel-efficient engine that Airbus has recently developed.
BIG BIRD: Lion Air is a major player in the Indonesian market and also gave Boeing its largest-ever order when it finalized a deal last year for 230 planes.