Angola's TAAG to renew medium-haul fleet

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Angolan flag carrier TAAG is planning to renew its medium-haul fleet according to the country's news agency, AngolaPress.

It reported the airline's operations director, Rui Carreira, as indicating that TAAG wants to renew the fleet in order to increase its operational efficiency. It will also look to replace three ageing Boeing 737-200s, the agency said. According to Flightglobal's Ascend Online database, the oldest of the three -200s is a 1976-built airframe, with the other two dating from 1982 and 1985.

The airline also operates five Boeing 737-700s. It was not immediately available to comment on the plans for its fleet.