World : French Line Orders Two 737-300s

From Times wire services

A French charter airline has ordered two Boeing 737-300 airliners worth a total of about $60 million, Boeing Commercial Airplanes announced today.

The first of the jets will be delivered this month to Aeromaritime, the charter subsidiary of UTA French Airlines, Boeing said. The second plane is scheduled for delivery in June.

With this announcement, total orders for the jumbo jet stand at 791, Boeing said. Earlier this year the Paris-based carrier ordered three Boeing 767s, Boeing said.