Finnair took delivery of a former Virgin Atlantic A340-300 last week that will be used on the Helsinki-Shanghai route. The second and third A340s will arrive over the next two years. It ordered nine A350s and three A340s in December (ATWOnline, Dec. 8, 2005). The current MD-11 fleet will be phased out by 2012. Separately, Finnair placed a second ATR 72 with Bravo Aviation in a transaction arranged by Skyways Aviation.

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