PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus (AIR.PA) has put six jets made for one of its largest customers up for sale after giving up on Malaysia’s AirAsia (AIRA.KL) taking delivery of them, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
FILE PHOTO: An AirAsia Airbus A320-200 plane approaches Singapore’s Changi Airport January 5, 2016. REUTERS/Edgar Su
The unusual move is a sign of the deepening crisis in the aviation industry caused by the coronavirus pandemic, which some analysts warn could lead to a fire-sale of unwanted planes.
Like other airlines looking to save cash amid lockdowns and travel bans