Boeing Finalizes Order for 43 Dreamliners
Boeing announced that it received completed orders for a total of 43 787 Dreamliners on Thursday. Air Lease Corporation finalized an order for 30 787-10 and three 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at $9.4 billion, and GE Capital finalized an order for 10 787-10 Dreamliners, valued at $2.9 billion.
Both orders were previously announced during the Paris Air Show in June.
The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner will be able to carry between 300 and 330 passengers, and will have a range of 7,000 nautical miles (12,964 kilometers). It will be 25% more fuel efficient than aircraft of its capacity today, and will offer dimmable windows, larger storage bins, and LED lighting.
The 787-9 Dreamliner will seat 250 to 290 passengers in a three-class configuration. It will have a range of 8,000 to 8,500 nautical miles (14,800 to 15,750 kilometers).
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