Saturday, November 17, 2007


Qantas of Australia has revealed that it will be placing an order for 188 narrow bodied aircraft soon for both its domestic operations + low cost domestic & international flights operated by its subsidiary airline i.e. JetStar. The order break up will be as follows :

a) 68 A 320s & A 321s + 40 purchase options. The A 321s will seat 213 pax in a single all economy class configuration where as the A 320s will seat 177. These aircraft will be used exclusively by Jet Star for low cost international flights from DRW, BNE & PER to South East Asia.

b) 31 B 738s + 49 options which will be used exclusively by Qantas for domestic and trans-tasman flights to New Zealand. All new B 738s will have personal tvs in every seat.

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