AirAsia has expressed its interest in purchasing re-engined version of the Airbus A320 and urged Airbus to go ahead with the project. AirAsia chief executive officer Tony Fernandes said: “We need Airbus to hurry up and make a decision – I hope by the end of the year. Both Airbus and Boeing have taken a long time deciding about the next generation.” Fernandez said he wanted to expand services to Europe but added that the move depended on development of the Airbus A350. He said Europe was of fundamental importance to AirAsia. The company’s long-haul subsidiary Air Asia X is

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