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Kenya Airways to start flying nine new routes by end of this financial year

posted Sep 28, 2010, 12:02 AM by Temp User
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Kenya Airways to start flying nine new routes by end of this financial year with its available fleet, including B737 delivery in September 2010 and two E190 deliveries in November 2010. B787 deliveries to begin 2013, and aircraft to be used on long haul routes, says managing director Titus Naikuni.

Korean Air considers order for regional jets in 2011 or 2012 for services to China and Japan, according to chairman Cho Yang-Ho. Aircraft may be operated on routes by budget carrier subsidiary, Jin Air.

EuroLOT (Poland) in talks with ATR regarding 14 ATR72-600s with six options, as well as with Bombardier
regarding order for Q400s.

Caribbean Airlines (Trinidad) orders nine ATR72-600 from ATR, in deal with market price of US$200 million. Aircraft to be delivered from late 2011, replacing five DHC8-300s.

Southwest Airlines (US) to purchase AirTran Airways (US) for US$1.4 billion in cash and stock, including assumption of debt and capitalized aircraft operating leases, in deal worth US$3.4 billion. Merged carrier to operate 685 aircraft throughout US and into Mexico and Caribbean.

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