Korean Air has placed a firm order with Airbus for five additional A330-200s, and plans to order two Boeing 777-300ERs.

The A330s will be powered by Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines.

In a regulatory filing, the carrier gave an investment figure of $1.57 billion.

Korea Airlines A330-200
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Korean posted a net profit of 282 billion won ($263.1 million) in the first quarter, compared with 189 billion won in the same period last year.

Source: Air Transport Intelligence news