- 01 September, 1998
- SOURCE: Flight Airline Business
US Airways has ordered seven Airbus A330-300s with seven options and 16 delivery positions convertible to A300-200s or A340s. Deliveries will start in late 1999. United Airlines has converted 22 options into firm orders for 12 A320s and 10 A319s. Deliveries commence in 2000. Airtours has confirmed orders for two A330-200s for delivery in the fourth quarter of 1999. Qatar Airways has confirmed an order for six A320-200s and five options, with deliveries commencing 2001. EasyJet has confirmed an order for 15 Boeing 737-700s plus 15 options. Deliveries are due to commence in October 2000. Air Algérie has ordered seven 737-800s, and three 737-600s with deliveries starting in 2000. Arkia Israeli Airlines has ordered two 757-300s with deliveries to commence in the first quarter of 2000. Fischer Air has ordered one 737-300 for delivery in March 1999. SAS has converted 13 options into orders for 737-600s. Arkia has ordered three ATR 72-500s with deliveries scheduled to commence in December 1998. SAS Commuter has ordered two Dash 8-400s. Deliveries are scheduled to commence July 1999. Midwest Express has ordered five Fairchild Dornier 328JETs plus 10 options. First deliveries are due in March 1999. CityFlyer Express has ordered two British Aerospace Avro RJ100s, for delivery in mid-1999, plus two options.