AIRSHOW-Airbus unveils orders from Spirit, United

PARIS, June 20 Thu Jun 20, 2013 5:27am EDT

PARIS, June 20 (Reuters) - Airbus said it had won orders from Spirit Airlines and United Airlines at the Paris Airshow on Thursday.

The agreement with United represents a conversion of the U.S. carrier's previous order for 25 A350-900s to the -1000 model, as well as the addition of 10 more orders for A350-1000 aircraft.

The 35 planes are worth $11.6 billion at list prices.

Airbus said Spirit signed a firm order for 20 A321 planes, with additional conversions of 10 existing A320 orders to the larger A321 model.

The 30 A321s are worth $3.2 billion at list prices.

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