KLM is looking for new 300-seat aircraft to replace its older Boeing 747s, and could order as many as 34 widebodies as part of a long-haul fleet modernization. The carrier, which just unveiled staff and capacity cuts, has asked aircraft manufacturers, lessors and engine makers to submit proposals for new aircraft. Candidates to replace the carrier's 12 747-300s are the Airbus A330 and Boeing 777, KLM said. "Airbus and Boeing have consequently been requested to submit offers, as have ...

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