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SIA orders more A380s, A350s for capacity growth, fleet renewal

Published on Oct 24, 2012 5:11 PM
 
Singapore Airlines has decided to buy five more Airbus A380 superjumbos (above) and another 20 A350s for additional capacity growth and fleet renewal. --PHOTO: SINGAPORE AIRLINES

Singapore Airlines has decided to buy five more Airbus A380 superjumbos and another 20 A350s for additional capacity growth and fleet renewal.

The order is worth US$7.5 billion at list prices, the airline said on Wednesday.

Deliveries are due to begin in 2017.

SIA currently operates 19 A380s and already had firm orders for 20 A350s, slated for delivery from 2015.