Japan's Star Flyer on Friday signed an order with Airbus for two CFM56-5B-powered A320s. The carrier operates five leased A320s and is slated to receive four more of the type on lease. Friday's order was its first direct purchase of aircraft. "Star Flyer intends to use the new jets to increase frequencies and to open new routes in Japan and to Korea," Airbus said in a statement. Star Flyer President and CEO Shinichi Yonehara added, "We have been operating A320s ...

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