TAP Portugal will acquire 10 A350s and seven A330-200s to modernize and reinforce its long-haul fleet, Airbus announced at the Dubai Air Show, noting the decision brings the number of sales for the A350 to 143 from 10 customers. TAP, an all-Airbus operator, will add the new A330-200s starting from 2007 in response to increased demand for its destinations in South America, Africa and North America. A350 deliveries will begin in 2013. Both types will be fitted with a two-class layout and ...

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