Philippine Airlines will decide by year end whether to order eight widebodies from Boeing or Airbus, President Jaime Bautista told reporters last week (ATWOnline, Sept. 7). He said PAL is considering the A340-600 and 777-300ER as part of an expansion plan that includes an order for 20 (15 firm plus five option) A320 family aircraft from both the manufacturer and GECAS. It took delivery of the first aircraft from that order, an A319-100, last week. The aircraft features "a new coastal-themed ...

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