Malaysia Airlines close to deal for more widebody Airbus planes

June 4, 2017 By Victoria Bryan CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) – Malaysia Airlines is close to signing deals for six or seven second-hand widebody A330 planes for its fleet this year as it seeks to grow on international routes amidst good demand for summer bookings, its chief executive said on Sunday. Malaysia Airlines has been in talks with airlines and leasing companies about bringing in used widebody planes to replace the single-aisle planes it currently flies on some five-hour flights, such routes as to India, China and Hong Kong. “We’ve found…

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