In what it called "the biggest fleet modernization in its history," Finnair yesterday said it will acquire nine A350-900s and three CFM56-5-powered A340-300Es (Enhanced). Value of the deal and engine choice for the A350s were not announced. The A350-900s will begin arriving in 2011. The dash 900 is the larger of the two versions. Finnair will take them in a 314-seat, two-class layout. Range of the type is 7,500 nm. (13,890 km.). The A340-300Es begin delivering in the spring of 2007. ...

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