El Al Israel Airlines signed an agreement for the purchase of two 777-200ERs, the parties announced yesterday. The aircraft, valued at $362 million and powered by Trent 892s, will be delivered in 2007. "The purchase of the 777s is in accordance with El Al's business strategy to acquire widebody long-range aircraft," President Haim Romano said. The carrier currently operates four 777s on routes between Tel Aviv and New York and the Far East.
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