Kuwait Airways board offered its resignation in the wake of the government's cancellation of its 19-aircraft deal with ALAFCO (ATWOnline, Aug. 29), according to widespread press reports. The airline had planned to purchase 12 787s and seven A320s from the lessor rather than OEMs in order to ensure earlier delivery, Reuters said.

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