Many of the people who bought planes in 1978 and 1979 put them back on the market.
It also has options to buy 220 more planes for $9.1 billion.
The airline has an option to buy 10 more planes.
But during the good times of the mid- and late-1980's, they bought far too many planes.
Air Canada will also have options to buy 10 planes beyond that, starting in 2002.
Last month, China announced that it would buy 90 planes in the next four years to add to its commercial fleet of 420.
We've bought ten planes to date, and we have twelve more on order.
In the game you buy planes, plane parts, and airports.
Pan Am has been too pressed for cash to buy new planes.
Four European airlines have joined forces in an effort to cut costs and buy 239 new planes together, a newspaper here reported.