Flyadeal, the low-cost Saudi Arabian airline, has cancelled an order for 30 Boeing 737 Max aircraft, and said to fly an all-Airbus fleet.
The airline had placed an order for 30 Boeing 737MAXs with option to purchase 20 more 737 Max jets, was worth $5.9bn at list prices,
Instead flyadeal, which is controlled by state-owned Saudi Arabian Airlines, will operate a fleet of Airbus A320 planes.
Saudi Arabian Airlines Corporation (SAUDIA), parent company of Flyadeal placed an order for 30 A320 NEO aircraft, with the options for a further 20 A320 NEO family aircraft.
Deliveries of the flyadeal Airbus aircraft will commence in 2021.