Airbus plots response as Boeing warms to new jet: Air Lease CEO

Plans for a potential new Boeing mid-sized jet are gaining momentum, prompting Airbus to respond by beefing up its strong-selling A321neo model, Air Lease Corp Chief Executive John Plueger said on Monday. “I think they (Boeing) feel they have momentum from the customers and that they are building momentum internally for the business case,” Plueger…