"Farnborough Airshow 2018" (2). Hawaiian finalizes order for up to 20 Dreamliner aircraft
It confirms earlier commitment; includes purchase rights for 10 additional aircraft
Boeing and Hawaiian Airlines announced the companies finalized an order for 10 B-787/9 Dreamliner, valued at $2.82 billion at list prices. The deal also includes purchase rights for 10 additional 787s.
The carrier announced in March that it had selected the 787/9 Dreamliner to serve medium to long-haul routes, signing a letter of intent for the aircraft.
The 787/9 is the longest-range Dreamliner to fly up to 7,635 nautical miles (14,140 kilometers) with 290 passengers in a standard two-class configuration.
Boeing Global Services will provide Hawaiian Airlines with new aircraft transition support services –such as Training and Initial Provisioning– to ensure a smooth changeover from previous widebody aircraft.
This order extends the sale success of the 787; nearly 1,400 sold and more than 700 delivered.
Since entering service in 2011, the 787 family has flown more 255 million passengers while saving an estimated 25 billion pounds of fuel. "The 787's superior range and efficiency have enabled airlines to launch more than 180 new non-stop routes around the world", according to a note issued by the industry.
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