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Air Senegal signs preliminary deal for 8 A220s valued at $732 million

The national carrier of the west African country will use the aircraft to service routes in Africa and to Europe

A model of the Airbus A220-300 aircraft. Air Senegal signed a preliminary agreement for eight of the jets. Reuters
A model of the Airbus A220-300 aircraft. Air Senegal signed a preliminary agreement for eight of the jets. Reuters

Air Senegal, the state-owned flagship airline of the west African country, signed a preliminary order with Airbus for eight A220 worth $732 million (2.68 billion) at list prices.

The new jets will be used in Africa and non-stop routes from Dakar to London and Geneva, Airbus said on Tuesday at the Dubai Airshow.

The plane maker declined to disclose the value of the deal.

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Updated: November 19, 2019 05:56 PM

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