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2008-07-23 09:00:49

Sri Lanka's national airline to upgrade its fleet COLOMBO, July 22 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka's national carrier SriLankan Airlines is to upgrade its fleet by acquiring more aircraft, an airline statement said here Tuesday. "The airline is moving ahead with its plans for the future which include acquiring four more Airbus A320 aircraft to replace four ageing aircraft in the fleet by the end of 2008," said the statement. The airline currently has a fleet of 14 aircraft, all are Airbus...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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