Saudi Arabian Airlines to buy 787s and A330s

04 June 2008

State-owned carrier Saudi Arabian Airlines has committed to buying 12 Boeing 787 airliners and eight Airbus A330 models, valued at $3.2bn, reported Bloomberg. The airline, which has already placed an order for as many as 50 single-aisle A320s from Airbus, is aiming for a 70-aircraft fleet within a decade, according to its Director General Khalid Almulhim.

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