CORRECTED - Italy's Air One orders Airbus planes for $4.8 bln

Wed Jun 4, 2008 10:45am EDT

(Corrects headline and text after company corrects value of order and option)

ROME, June 4 (Reuters) - Air One has ordered 24 planes from Airbus EAD.PA for 4.8 billion dollars, the head of the Italian airline announced on Wednesday.

Air One also had an option to buy another 20 planes for 3.8 billion dollars, Carlo Toto told a news conference.

The order of the 24 planes includes 12 A330s and 12 A350s, he said. (Reporting by Deepa Babington; Editing by David Cowell)