SriLankan Airlines announced the launch of a "re-fleeting program" with the Nov. 30 delivery of an A320 on a three-year lease from AWAS. The two-year-old aircraft is the first to join the airline in more than four years and will seat 20 in business class and 132 in economy. A second A320 is scheduled to arrive this month, with a third and fourth expected in the 2009 first quarter and a fifth sometime next year. They will replace existing A320s, with two to leave the fleet by year end. ...

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