TAM released more details about last week's global IPO in New York and Sao Paulo that netted the Brazilian carrier close to R$1.5 billion ($706.3 million), which will be used "entirely to finance its activities," the company said. Fleet renewal and expansion, through purchase and lease, will consume 80% of the proceeds. TAM currently operates 59 A319s/A320s, eight A330s and 18 Fokker RJs. It has 29 additional A320s under firm order and expects to take delivery of 11 through 2009. The ...

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