Air Algerie plans to buy Airbus, Boeing jets - official

Mon Jan 6, 2014 5:13am EST
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ALGIERS Jan 6 (Reuters) - Algeria's national carrier Air Algerie will sign deals to purchase three 250-seat passenger jets from Airbus and eight 150-seat jets from Boeing , an official at Air Algerie said on Monday.

The company will also sign a deal to purchase another three 70-seat aircraft from ATR, said the official, who asked not to be identified. Air Algerie, fully-owned by the government, has a fleet of 42 passenger jets and two cargo aircraft.