Newly reconstituted Malaysian flag carrier Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) will add four new Airbus A350-900 XWB aircraft to its fleet, to begin services from late 2017. The aircraft will be leased from US-based Air Lease Corp. (ALC), which currently has orders for 21 A350-900s and five A350-1000s on its books. Describing the move as a “strategic transaction,” Malaysia Airlines CEO Christoph Mueller hinted at further leases in future, as well as confirming options on two more ...

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