Amadeusz Juskowiak

Korean air orders mcdonnell douglas md md11s

McDonnell Douglas Corp said Korean Air signed formal orders for four MD11 jets with options to buy four more

The company said if the options are exercised the purchase will total about one billion dlrs

McDonnell Douglas said on December 30 that Korean Air was among the initial 12 customers that placed orders and options for 92 aircraft valued at about nine billion dlrs

Delivery of the first MD11 is scheduled for the summer of 1990

Korean Airlines currently operates four McDonnell Douglas DC10 jets In 1985 it ordered six MD82s valued at about 150 mln dlrs Four of these are in service and two will be delivered this year

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