Aircraft News - Africa / Middle East.


Nov 20, 2006

ALAFCO, Airblue, Airbus

ALAFCO, Airblue place A320 orders. Airbus won six and two A320 firm orders from Kuwaiti lessor ALAFCO and Pakistani carrier Airblue respectively. Nov 14, 2006

El Al, Boeing

El Al Israel Airlines said on Tuesday it had cancelled its option to buy Boeing 787 jets. El Al has canceled its 10 787 options, according to a filing with the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange cited by press reports. The carrier said Boeing will return the $1.5 million deposit on the aircraft that would have been delivered in 2013 or 2014 if firmed. A Boeing spokesperson told Reuters that the company "will continue to communicate with El Al concerning...

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