Italy's Air One, which operates an all-737 fleet to 23 domestic destinations, repositioned itself as a European player yesterday by signing a contract with Airbus for 30 A320s and 60 options. The deal reportedly is worth $1.8 billion at list prices. The CFM56-5B6/P-powered aircraft will be configured in a two-class layout seating 159 and gradually will replace the carrier's leased fleet of 21 737-400s, six dash 300s and three dash 200s. According to CFMI, deliveries will take place from ...

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