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Malaysia Airlines Orders 20 Airbus Jets Amid Travel Rebound

An Airbus SE A330neo passenger aircraft.

An Airbus SE A330neo passenger aircraft.

Photographer: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg
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Malaysia Airlines said it will acquire 20 Airbus SE A330neo wide-body planes as it seeks more fuel-efficient jets amid a travel rebound.

The Southeast Asian carrier will purchase 10 A330-900 aircraft, with the rest coming from lessor Avolon Holdings Ltd. existing order book, it said in a statement Monday.