Air Seychelles signed a letter of intent with ILFC to replace its two 767s with 787s for delivery from 2010. Air Canada is accelerating introduction of the 777-300ER with a lease of one aircraft from ILFC to be delivered in May 2007. AC will take delivery of eight 777-300ERs next year. The airline announced its order for up to 36 777s and 60 787s in last May, but delays caused by a dispute with pilots cost it some 777 delivery positions.

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