Australia's Qantas Airways Ltd said on Wednesday it would order 10 Airbus SE A321XLR jets and convert another 26 from a prior order to the new long-range model.
Qantas orders 10 A321XLRs, converts 26 more to model from prior order
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Qantas adds 10 Airbus jets to order, will take 36 A321XLRs
Australia's Qantas Airways Ltd said on Wednesday it would order 10 Airbus SE A321XLR jets, taking its total A320neo family order to 109 jets.