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Ai France-KLM looks to renew its fleet

Sept. 13, 2011, Paris, France - Air France-KLM is planning to buy about 100 aircraft to renew its fleet of medium-sized airliners - the company will decide on the order on 15 September 2011.


September 13, 2011
Carey Fredericks

Air France-KLM has said it is looking to buy about 100 aircraft, including options, with the order to be split between Airbus and Boeing .

The airline is expected to place firm orders for about 50 aircraft, with a similar number of options.

Air France-KLM CEO Pierre-Henri Gourgeon said the airline was likely to scale back its capacity expansion programme for next year in view of the gloomier economic outlook.

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