US Airways yesterday announced an expansion to its massive Airbus order, reaching an agreement with the manufacturer for five additional A330-200s and signing an LOI with ILFC for two more. US included 10 of the type in the 92-aircraft commitment sealed last month (ATWOnline, Oct. 8). It will take delivery of the leased aircraft in 2009 and the ordered aircraft in 2009-11, which it said will allow it to add 3-4 new markets per year during the period. "We intend to use the A330s to expand our ...

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