Aer Lingus has placed orders for four CFM International CFM56-powered Airbus A319s for delivery in 2003. Vietnam Airlines has acquired a Boeing 767-300ER on 20 months from International Lease Finance (ILFC). Myanmar regional carrier Air Mandalay will add three Boeing 737-400s on lease in April. American Eagle Airlines has firmed up six of its 31 Embraer ERJ-140 options taking its firm orders to 139 aircraft. Miami Air International will lease two Boeing 737-800s from CIT Aerospace in April and May. Indian cargo airline Blue Dart has acquired a Boeing 737-200F which is being leased through the carrier's wholly owned subsidiary, Blue Dart Aviation. TAM Brazil has concluded a deal with GATX Flightlease for six ex-South African Airways, International Aero Engines V2500-powered A320s.

Source: Flight International