Colombian airline Avianca confirms $10 bln Airbus A320neo order

martes 5 de mayo de 2015 13:46 GYT

PARIS May 5 (Reuters) - Aircraft maker Airbus said Colombian airline Avianca had firmed up a preliminary order for 100 A320neo jets which was announced in February this year.

A separate statement from Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius put the value of the order at "close to $10 billion" and said it reinforced ties between the two countries.

(Reporting by Andrew Callus; Editing by Ingrid Melander)