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Foreign trade/Airbus/sale of 100 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft to Avianca

Published on May 6, 2015
Statement by M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development

Paris, May 5, 2015

I congratulate the Airbus Group on the signing of [a deal to supply] 100 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft to the Colombian airline Avianca, which represents another major achievement.

This deal, estimated to be worth almost $10 billion, strengthens relations between Airbus and the second largest airline in Latin America. It is also an important step in the process of developing our relations with Colombia./.

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