Air Algerie orders three Airbus passenger aircraft

Reuters

Airbus has signed a memorandum of understanding with Algeria's national carrier Air Algerie to sell three A330-200 passenger aircraft, the European planemaker said on Tuesday.

No value was provided for the deal.

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The north African country's airline will deploy the aircraft on medium and long haul routes from its hub in Algeria, the Airbus statement said.

Air Algerie has already ordered a total of five Airbus A330 planes, which have all been delivered.

(Reporting by Praveen Menon; Editing by William Maclean)