Air New Zealand will add two ex-Transavia Boeing 737-300s in November this year and April 2001, on 12-year leases from International Lease Finance (ILFC). Algerian carrier Khalifa is adding two ex-Aeropostal, Pratt & Whitney PW4000-powered Airbus A310-300s on five-year leases from the manufacturer. ILFC has ordered one Airbus A330 for delivery in 2005. Martinair has added a second Boeing 757-200, an ex-El Al, Rolls-Royce RB211-powered example leased from ING. Nouvelair Tunisie has increased its Airbus A320 order to two aircraft. The CFM International CFM56-powered aircraft will be delivered in 2002. British Airways has leased two more secondhand 737-500s. The ex-Jet Airways aircraft are being delivered on lease from GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS). Olympic Airways has leased an ex-China Northwest Airbus A300-600R, powered by General Electric CF6-80C2s, from GECAS. Aer Lingus has ordered a third GE CF6-powered A330-200, for delivery next year.

Source: Flight International