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Air Algerie.(Africa/Middle East)(Brief Article)

With the sudden collapse of privately held Khalifa Airways in the first part of 2003, Air Algerie faces no competition on its domestic network. With this more stable business foundation, the airline has launched a reequipment program. Last year it signed a contract with Airbus for five A330-200s to renew its widebody fleet, with deliveries beginning in January. CEO Tayeb Benouis said the carrier also intends to purchase three 737-800s this year. …

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