Air Mauritius placed an order for three CFM56-5C4/P-powered A340-300Es, with deliveries to begin in the last quarter of 2006. The airline also took two options. The aircraft will be configured with 36 premium-class seats and 264 seats in economy. At present, the carrier's fleet includes five A340-300s and two A319s for its long- and medium-haul routes respectively.

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