Airbus Said to Be Satisfied With Treasury-Approved SAA Deal

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  • Planemaker would still accept leasing agreement for five A330s
  • SAA chairwoman sought to redraw deal in defiance of Treasury

Airbus Group SE is willing to proceed with a government-approved deal to lease five A330 wide-body planes to South African Airways, even after the state-owned carrier’s chairwoman sought to renegotiate the deal in defiance of the country’s National Treasury, according to a person familiar with the situation.

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