Malaysia Airlines (MAS) has reached agreement with state-owned Turus Pesawat for a financing arrangement of up to MYR5.311 billion ($1.72 billion) to purchase eight Airbus aircraft. The bond will fund the acquisition of six Airbus A380-800s, one A330-200F and one A330-300. MAS took delivery of its third A380 on Nov. 15, part of its current order for six (ATW Daily News, May 30). In August the carrier reported second-quarter net losses of MYR348.7 million ($109 million), up 34% ...

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