Wizz Air orders 146 A320neo Family jets

Attendees walk on the tarmac as a Emirates Airlines Boeing Co. 777 left and the 100th Emirates Airbus SE A380 stand beyond during the 15th Dubai Air Show at Dubai World Central. Natalie Naccache  Bloomberg

The purchase would also mark a crowning achievement for Airbus sales chief John Leahy, who is set to retire after a multi-decade career in which he built an order book for thousands of aircraft and lifted the European planemaker into a duopoly position with its USA rival.

The airline had announced orders for 288 planes as of the end of October.

Airline pioneer Bill Franke placed a historic order for 430 Airbus A320neo-family jets on Wednesday, doubling down on investments in ultra-low cost airlines that offer bargain ticket prices coupled with a slate of extra fees.

The last sizeable order for Airbus was in July, when the plane-maker signed a $23bn deal to sell 100 A320 aircraft to state-owned China Aviation Supplies Holding Company, to allocate to Chinese airlines. Buyers typically receive discounts of 40% to 60% on the list prices, but can get even bigger reductions for really huge deals.

They said the record order would include A320neos and A321neos, with the deal to be officially announced later on Wednesday at the Dubai Air Show.

25 injured in Singapore MRT train accident
Commuters reported on social media that passengers on the moving train fell down when the collision occurred. The Straits Times understands that the incident has to do with a malfunction of the new signalling system.

UC Browser app vanishes from Play Store following privacy concerns
This in turn, can be used by a bad actor to enable malicious activity such as a phishing exploit, keylogger, or ransomware attack. Through the API, an app can see all the other apps the user is running and take an action when a specific app launches.

Texas State University Halts Greek Life After Fraternity Pledge Dies
Preliminary findings indicate alcohol may have been a factor in his death, but police are awaiting results of a toxicology test. The San Marcos Police Department is investigating after a Texas State University student died at the Millennium Apartments.

The order by Indigo Partners trumps the 2015 order for 250 single-aisle planes valued at $27 billion by Indian budget carrier IndiGo.

The deal with Airbus takes Indigo Partner's orders with the plane manufacturer to over 900 aircraft.

The deal marks a major coup for Airbus's Chief Operating Officer John Leahy, who is expected to leave the group soon at the end of a career in which he oversaw the sale of almost 15,000 planes. It will also be seen as a coup for outgoing sales head John Leahy, who is due to retire this year - especially as long-running talks with Emirates to sell more of its flagship A380 superjumbos have so far failed to produce a deal.

Leahy, a smooth-talking New Yorker, became a famous thorn in the side of Boeing and other Airbus rivals during his more than 20 years in the job.

Related:

  • India Summit: Modi calls for efforts to uproot terrorism

    India Summit: Modi calls for efforts to uproot terrorism

    Duterte, whose country is the chair of ASEAN this year, handed over the chairmanship of ASEAN for 2018 to Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
    Southeast Asia summit draft statement skips over Rohingya crisis

    Southeast Asia summit draft statement skips over Rohingya crisis

    A spokeswoman for the US State Department, Katina Adams, said the United States was aware of reports of the general's replacement. Myanmar and Bangladesh have already agreed on a deal to repatriate Rohingya refugees and take steps to boost border security.
    Kyrie Irving Frustrated with Clear Mask Worn in Win vs. Nets

    Kyrie Irving Frustrated with Clear Mask Worn in Win vs. Nets

    These Nets are a volume-shooting, pace-accelerated team under coach Kenny Atkinson. "We just have to do it in long stretches". Aldridge, a product of Dallas' Seagoville High School, scored eight points during a decisive stretch of the fourth quarter.
  • Health crisis: From lifestyle disease to malnutrition

    Health crisis: From lifestyle disease to malnutrition

    Mr Naidu said, the report provides comprehensive estimates for each state from 1990 to 2016 for the first time in India. The report also analysed change in mortality rates due to the changes in medical advancements - across Indian states.
    NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Closes at $212.63, Overpriced by -21.9%

    NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Closes at $212.63, Overpriced by -21.9%

    Ftb Advsrs Inc accumulated 50 shares. 14,559,400 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 17,758,639. The firms that experience furthermost inflow in institutional ownership exhibited better performance all through 12-month phase.

    Reviewing the Insider Trends for Coca-Cola European Partners plc (CCE)

    Coca-Cola European Partners PLC, formerly known as Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc., is headquartered in Uxbridge, United Kingdom . It is positive, as 49 investors sold KO shares while 618 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 73 raised stakes.
  • Another Woman Is Alleging That Harvey Weinstein Raped Her In Beverly Hills

    Another Woman Is Alleging That Harvey Weinstein Raped Her In Beverly Hills

    Weinstein allegedly kept in contact with the woman over the years, inviting her to industry events like parties and award shows. That 2016 meeting turned into a sexual assault that saw Weinstein penetrating the woman forcefully and against her will.
    Google Pixel 2 XL Just Can't Get A Break

    Google Pixel 2 XL Just Can't Get A Break

    Others have been more easily fixed bugs, such as the speaker noise some users would hear when taking a call. He also thinks that the fault lies with Google's accidental touch protection software.
    Sessions Throws Cold Water On GOP Fever To Appoint New Special Counsel

    Sessions Throws Cold Water On GOP Fever To Appoint New Special Counsel

    Sessions to explain whether he was pressured to restart investigations targeting President Trump's former democratic rival. The best defense is a good offense and we need to make our voices heard loudly and clearly now, before it is too late.
  • Trump has shown some 'flexibility' on North Korea, says former United Nations  secretary

    Trump has shown some 'flexibility' on North Korea, says former United Nations secretary

    According to ABC News , Trump said that he would be making the statement from the White House on Wednesday. President Donald Trump , as he left the Philippine capital due to what is believed to be time constraints.

    Anderson Sells 643 Shares of Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX) Stock

    Shares for $667,712 were sold by Shepard Julie A. 11,717 shares were sold by PEEK MARK S, worth $425,913 on Friday, June 2. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 10,530 shares of the company's stock, valued at $664,758.90.
    One Tree Hill showrunner Mark Schwahn has been blamed for inappropriate behavior

    One Tree Hill showrunner Mark Schwahn has been blamed for inappropriate behavior

    On social media, the former cast and crew who signed the letter were met with support by other fellow cast mates. Wauchope didn't name Schwahn in the tweets, but he was the head writer and producer for " One Tree Hill ".

Comments

Latest news

Marcus Rashford Says He Models His Game on Brazil Star Ronaldo
Rashford added: "He was a top player who won a lot of things, so when he's saying good things about you, it really stands out". I was only young though. 'I think you [learn] naturally. "When you do that, that's when you play your best football".

Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Stake Increased by Graticule Asia Macro Advisors LLC
Ltd. now owns 19,173 shares of the company's stock valued at $760,000 after buying an additional 1,050 shares in the last quarter. Uss Investment Management Ltd increased Cvs Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) stake by 34,600 shares to 321,700 valued at $25.89M in 2017Q2.

Notable Stock in Focus: Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO)
Pinnacle Associate Limited owns 0.4% invested in Eaton Corporation, PLC Ordinary Shares (NYSE:ETN) for 265,334 shares. Hemenway Trust Company Llc increased Fortive Corp stake by 11,751 shares to 37,189 valued at $2.36 million in 2017Q2.

Papa John's apologizes for comments about National Football League player protests
The pizza powerhouse ended with, "We will work with the players and league to find a positive way forward. It said Tuesday via Twitter that Schnatter "helped write and endorsed" its statement of apology.

Roy Moore, who allegedly pursued teens, blames media
The National Republican Senatorial Committee was the first among them to drop itself from the agreement, reported CNN. Only 11% say they're less likely to support him. "It would be a rather unusual beginning", said McConnell.

Batman Recruits Aquaman in New Justice League Promo
Even though Man of Steel, Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad were pummeled by reviewers, all were box-office hits. A Dark Knight who tends to do things solo, Batman is "the glue that holds them all together", Affleck says.

Cammalleri traded to Oilers by Kings for Jokinen
Cammalleri had seven points (three goals, four assists) in 15 games for Los Angeles, with two points in his past 10 games. He's averaging less than 13 minutes of ice time per game, which puts him on pace for a new career low.

Richest 1 per cent own half of world's wealth
That brings the total number of millionaires in the US up to approximately 15,356,000, or about one in every 20 Americans. Only a small proportion of high-achieving millennials will be able to overcome the "millennial disadvantage", he added.

Detained UCLA basketball players heading home from China
A person with knowledge of the investigation told ESPN the three players could be in Hangzhou for a week or two. According the Post report , Trump brought the issue to Xi, who promised that he would look into the matter.

'Cards Against Humanity' buys land to try to stop border wall
During the 2016 campaign, the company came out with a " Donald Trump Bug-Out Bag " survival kit, taking aim at the then-candidate. According to the colorful FAQ, Cards Against Humanity is saving America from "injustice, lies, racism, the whole enchilada".

Blake Shelton Is People's Sexiest Man Alive!
And there's a Sonic in town, they got jalapeno poppers. "Then I got out to L.A. and that got squashed immediately", he said . Sexy, ' you'd always see him go, 'Well, awwww...' If you say that to me, it's going to be, 'You're damn right, I'm Mr.

Raiders' Carr, 49ers' Staley nominated for NFL's sportsmanship award
The victor will be picked in Minneapolis before Super Bowl LII, which would certainly be fitting if Robison were to win. The award was established in 2014 in honor of Art Rooney Sr ., the late founding owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers .

Analyst Research and Ratings: Eli Lilly and Company (LLY), Gigamon Inc. (GIMO)
He will report to Josh Smiley, who Lilly announced in September is being promoted to chief financial officer in January as well. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, November 7 by Jefferies. 441,961 were accumulated by First Republic Investment Inc.

Amitabh Bachchan: Candid family pictures
Bachchan senior retweeted some of the pictures shared by fans while he himself posted some great clicks from the wedding. On the work front, Aishwarya is now shooting for her upcoming movie Fanney Khan, directed by Atul Manjrekar.

U.S. appeals court partly reinstates Trump's travel ban
The Justice Department sought to put the Hawaii judge's ruling on hold pending arguments scheduled for December 6 at the 9th U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu ruled last month that Hawaii was likely to succeed with its argument.

Other news