Japan Airlines has thrown the 767 program a lifeline to bridge production until a possible USAF tanker order is finalized, placing an order for six 767-300ERs consisting of three freighters and three passenger models. The order will take JAL's fleet of 767s to 46, of which nine are on order. They will be powered by CF6-80C2s and will be delivered in 2007-08. The airline's medium-haul business plan for the FY05-07 period, issued in March, included introduction of medium-sized freighter ...

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