AIRSHOW-CFM confirms AirAsia order to power A320s

PARIS, June 19 Wed Jun 19, 2013 6:25am EDT

PARIS, June 19 (Reuters) - Aircraft engine maker CFM International confirmed an order from AirAsia, Asia's largest low-cost carrier, to power 100 Airbus A320 aircraft.

The deal is worth $8.6 billion based on list prices and including a 20-year pay-by-the-hour service agreement, CFM said at the Paris Airshow on Wednesday. The news confirmed an earlier report by Reuters.

CFM is a joint venture of General Electric and Safran .

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