SriLankan Airlines, which hopes to buy Airbus A330-300s and A350-900s to replace a mix of older A330s and A340s, just got the go-ahead from the Sri Lankan government to place a multibillion dollar aircraft order and now plans to begin talks to finalize the deal. The fleet renewal program is part of a $2.5 billion capital injection that the government has committed to the carrier over a seven-year period, says an airline spokesman. The national airline right now loses money, but ...

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