LAN’s $1bn RFP due this week

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LAN Airlines request for proposals (RFP) for this year's Boeing aircraft deliveries is due this week.

Banking sources tell Flightglobal that the Chilean carrier is in the market with a $1 billion RFP including nine 767-300ERs, two 777Fs and two 787-8s.

According to Flightglobal's Ascend Online database, the 767-300ERs are scheduled for delivery in July through December. The two 777Fs are planned in May and December while the two 787s are due in November and December.

LAN is expected to mandate financiers through Ex-Im bank guaranteed financings.