Amadeusz Juskowiak

American airlines to announce buys newspaper says

American Airlines Inc is expected to announce purchases from Airbus Industrie Boeing Co BA and General Electric Co GE amounting to 25 billion dlrs the New York Times said

The paper quoted unnamed industry sources as saying American will buy 25 widebodied planes from Airbus 15 widebodies from Boeing and 80 engines from GE It said American split the order between Airbus and Boeing to get better prices and conditions

It said the 80 CF680C2 engines are worth more than five mln dlrs each