Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Wide Body Report - November 4, 2015

November 4, 2015

Boeing has has booked five firm orders for the 787-9 from Qantas Airways, a #1.3 billion deal at list prices.  Qantas is also converting three existing orders from the 787-8 to the 787-9.

El Al Israel Airlines has placed an order for up to nine Boeing 787 Dreamliners, with a leasing arrangement for a further six 787s.  El Al also announced the selection of the Rolls Royce Trent 1000 to power the aircraft.

Garuda Indonesia has taken delivery of a new Boeing 777-300ER (extended range) in a special SkyTeam livery.

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) has delivered the first A350-1000 aileron set to Airbus, in preparation for first flight of the new, stretched version of the airplane.

Etihad Airways has begun service to Mumbai flying the Airbus A380 super-jumbo.

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