SkyEurope Airlines yesterday announced the conversion of five 737-700 purchase rights into firm orders, bringing its commitment to the 737 to 21. The five aircraft, which the airline said have an estimated value of $295 million, will be equipped with winglets and are scheduled for delivery in 2008. SkyEurope currently operates five dash 700s and still holds 11 purchase rights for aircraft to be delivered through 2010.

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