Singapore Airlines in US$7.5 bil. Airbus deal, deliveries begin '17
October 25, 2012, 12:04 pm TWN
SINGAPORE -- Singapore Airlines (SIA) is ordering five more Airbus A380 superjumbos and 20 A350s in a deal worth US$7.5 billion, the leading Asian carrier said Wednesday.
Deliveries for the firm orders are due to begin in 2017, SIA said in a statement.
"This major order will provide us with additional growth opportunities and is consistent with our longstanding policy of maintaining a young and modern fleet," said SIA chief executive Goh Choon Phong.