flag-carrier El Al has ordered four Boeing 777-200ER aircraft, for which the
airline had recently stated it was in talks.
279-seat aircraft will be equipped with Rolls-Royce Trent 800 engines.
a statement to the Tel Aviv stock exchange the airline says it values the
agreement at $540 million.
of the jets will be delivered in 2012 – in January, April and November – and
the other in January 2013.
Al had stated last week that it was in talks to acquire the aircraft. It has
the option to convert them to 348-seat Boeing 777-300ERs.