NEWS New Malaysian Airlines places order for up to 40 Bombardier CS100's

LANGKAWI, Malaysia (Reuters) – A new privately held Malaysian airline intends to buy 20 Bombardier Inc (BBDb.TO) CS100 aircraft for $1.5 billion (1 billion pounds), in what could be the Canadian planemaker’s first order in Southeast Asia for its long-delayed CSeries passenger jet programme. The airline, called flymojo, could also buy 20 more aircraft, which would raise the value of the deal to $2.94 billion, according to a letter of intent announced on Tuesday at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace show.