SAS said it is "phasing out" all of its MD-90s and has entered into 5-yr. leases covering its eight MD-90s with an undisclosed US airline. The eight aircraft will be delivered starting in the 2010 third quarter and ending in the 2011 second quarter. The average age of the SAS MD-90s is 13.5 yr. The carrier took delivery of its first MD-90 in 1996. "The MD-90 has...been a niche aircraft in the SAS Group fleet and this transaction fits very well in to SAS's initiative to ...

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