"I had the privilege of talking to several members of Major Airlines HR teams recently. They were extremely candid, let's face it: they are often competing for the same pool of candidates these days so they want to see you succeed. The crux of our chats; you must meet the standard on the assessment day and often it is little things letting pilots down" as you can read on Aerotime News Hub.
"626 A320 Family (vs 558 in 2017), of which 386 were A320neo Family (vs 181 NEOs in 2017)" as you can see on Airbus website.
"SMBC Aviation Capital has signed an agreement with Airbus for the purchase of 65 narrowbody aircraft in a deal valued at $7.4 billion at today’s list prices" as you can read on Flight Global.