China Airlines (CAL) has provisionally scheduled signing ceremonies for a total of 25 new Airbus and Boeing aircraft to take place during the Taipei Aerospace Technology Exhibition (TATE).

If the announcement takes place as expected, it will confirm the surprise selection of seven A340-300s to meet the airline's medium-and long-haul widebody requirement.

Other orders to be signed include 13 firm for Boeing 747-400 freighters with four options, and the conversion of five current Boeing 737-800 options.

Source: Flight International