AirAsia Bhd said on Sept 5 it has completed the loan mandating process to finance 33 out of 60 Airbus A320-200 aircraft to be purchased from Airbus SAS over the next four years, with a two-year delivery schedule for the 33 aircraft. These loans will be a mixture of Export Credit Agency (ECA) backed loans, pure commercial loans and Islamic loans. See the June 2005 What's New for more on ECA support for air transport.