Germanwings placed an order for 18 156-seat A319s and took options for 12 more, the carrier announced Friday, adding that the new aircraft are scheduled to arrive between 2006 and 2008. Management Board Chairman Joachim Klein told ATWOnline that some of the new equipment will replace leased aircraft and "the other A319s we need to grow. We want to operate up to 30 aircraft in the next two years." Germanwings plans to increase frequencies on its network, which currently includes 39 ...

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