Singapore Airlines (SIA) has reached a deal with Airbus to lease new 15 Airbus A330-300S, a move that limits its immediate reliance on Airbus A350-900 and Boeing 787-9s on order. The Star Alliance carrier says that the 15 A330-300s will be delivered between 2013 and 2015 and will be assigned to SIA mainline on routes within Asia and to Australia. These aircraft will be powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines, the same engine type that powers the 19 leased A330s it currently has. ...

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