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VietJetAir buys 63 A320s in Singapore

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SINGAPORE - Fledgling carrier VietJetAir on Tuesday ordered 63 Airbus A320 jets with a list price of US$6.4 billion (211 billion baht) in a massive expansion programme that underscores Asia's central role in the future of world aviation. 

Fabrice Bregier, centre, president and CEO of Airbus presents an Airbus model to Nguywen Thi Phuang Thao, right, CEO of VietJetAir, after a signing ceremony during the Singapore Airshow on Tuesday. (AFP photo)

The deal, signed on the opening day of the Singapore Airshow, also covers rights to acquire or lease 38 more A320s, potentially boosting the budget carrier's current fleet of 11 A320s tenfold.

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