Airbus reportedly talking to customers about pricing and delivery slots for A321XLR

    Airbus reportedly entered order price and delivery timing negotiations with potential customers for the A321XLR, a further development of the long range A321LR narrowbody (Reuters, 22-Feb-2019). The manufacturer has yet to formally announce it will launch the aircraft, but has reportedly being talking to customers about the aircraft since mid 2018. As previously reported by CAPA, the A321XLR will reportedly have a maximum take off weight above 100 tonnes and be capable of operating up to 4500nm, around a 12% improvement over the A321LR.