Syria to purchase 14 Airbus planes from France

Business Materials 28 August 2008 01:06 (UTC +04:00)

Syria will sign an agreement to purchase 14 Airbus 350 aircraft from France, government sources told Deutsche Presse-Agentur dpa Wednesday.

The civilian planes will be purchased over nine years, from 2009 to 2018, the sources said. Syria will also rent four planes over the coming year, the sources added.

Airbus Middle East Regional Director Faqeeh Habib is to visit Syria to sign a memorandum of understanding, the sources said, according to dpa.