12-Jan-2010 8:30 AM

Virgin Atlantic confirms order for ten Airbus A330 aircraft

Virgin Atlantic Airways stated (11-Jan-2010) it entered a contract to purchase six A330-300 aircraft from Airbus, and to lease another four from AerCap. The contract was formally completed on 30-Dec-2009, following an initial announcement in Jun-2009. The lease terms for all aircraft are 12 years and deliveries are scheduled for 2011 and 2012. The A330s will improve services between the UK, Africa, Asia, North America and the Caribbean. [more]

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