Singapore Airlines to Buy Another Nine Airbus A380s

Singapore Airlines said Wednesday it will buy another nine Airbus A380s, with an option for a further six of the superjumbos.

The carrier is also planning to lease 19 Airbus A330s and its regional airline, Silk Air, is ordering 20 Airbus A320s, the airline announced at a press conference.

Singapore Airlines already has 10 A380s on firm order and is expecting delivery of its much-delayed first in the fourth quarter of 2007.