Cathay Pacific Airways exercised options on five GE90-115B-powered 777-300ERs, increasing its commitment to the model to 23 aircraft. The conversion is part of CX's December 2005 order for 16 (with 12 directly purchased from Boeing and four leased from ILFC) plus 20 options. Last year it exercised rights for two more aircraft (ATWOnline, June 2, 2006). Its first -300ER will be delivered next month and it will have five by year end. They will be introduced on the Hong Kong-New York JFK route ...

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