India's Kingfisher Airlines continued to expand its fleet by signing a contract with Airbus to purchase three V2500-powered A319s. The aircraft will be configured with 144 seats in a one-class layout and deliveries will begin in Dec. The carrier late last year placed a firm order for 10 A320s with 20 options, and also inked a deal to lease four A320s from debis AirFinance that it will use to launch operations in May (ATWOnline, Dec. 21). Kingfisher, which is backed by United Breweries, ...

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