Extreme Lengths Airlines Go to Reduce Weight and 20 Airlines With the Most Planes Ordered

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  1. That list may list how many planes are on order but it’s not listing how many planes they’ll actually end up buying. No way Lion takes all those planes. Ditto for IndiGo, VietJet, and (probably) AirAsia. I don’t see Qatar taking all those planes. Emirates is a bit tricky. Two years ago I would have said they’ll take them all…now I’m not so sure.

    And Norwegian? They’ll be lucky to still be a going concern in five years. That order is going poof!

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