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Air Canada Is in Talks to Add Airbus A321s as Covid Gloom Lifts

  • Carrier may seek as many as 20 jets as demand starts to return
  • British Airways owner reportedly seeking up to 50 Boeing Max
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Air Canada is in talks with Airbus SE about adding longer-distance A321neo jets alongside its fleet of Boeing Co. 737 narrowbodies as travel demand rebounds, people with knowledge of the matter said.

The carrier is looking at ordering 10 to 20 aircraft, one of the people said. The negotiations are preliminary and may not lead to a deal, according to the people, who asked not to be named discussing matters that aren’t public.