Aircraft News - Africa / Middle East.


Dec 11, 2006

Boeing, Arkia Israeli Airlines

Boeing sold a combined three 787s, plus two options, yesterday to Arkia Israeli Airlines parent Nakash Group of America and business aviation firm PrviatAir of Switzerland. Nakash's order for two dash 9s and two options is worth $336 million at list prices and scheduled for delivery in 2012. It did not announce an engine choice for the aircraft, which will be used on routes to North America and the Far East. Arkia operates one 757-200, two 757-300s, four ATR 72-500s and five Dash 7s. PrivatAir's order had been listed on Boeing's website under an unidentified BBJ customer. It also did not announce an engine choice. Dec 6, 2006

Kenya Airways, Embraer

Kenya Airways said it will lease three E-170s from GE Commercial Aviation Services to help expand its domestic and regional routes. The first two will be delivered in May and June 2007 and the third in June 2008, replacing Saab 340B turboprops....

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