Korean Air last week finalized its $5.6 billion order for 10 777-300ERs, five 747-8Fs, five 777Fs and five 737NGs, along with options for eight additional aircraft (four -300ERs, two -8Fs and two 737-900ERs). The purchase agreement was signed in November (ATWOnline, Nov. 22, 2006). Deliveries will begin in 2009. Separately, KE is expecting to post a KRW240 billion ($255 million) pre-tax profit in 2007, 33.3% higher than the KRW180 billion expected for 2006, according to a regulatory filing ...

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