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Air New Zealand orders 2 additional Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Search ASIA Travel Tips .com 27 October 2005

Air New Zealand has placed an additional order for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, adding two airplanes to its earlier two-airplane 787 order. The two new airplanes are valued at $260 million at list prices.

"The 787 Dreamliner clearly will be an important part of Air New Zealand's future," said Rob Fyfe, CEO of Air New Zealand . "We look forward to its economic benefits and the opportunity to differentiate ourselves from competitors with a truly cutting edge product that passengers will appreciate." 

Air New Zealand's new 787s will be powered by new, high-technology Rolls Royce Trent 1000 engines.

Boeing now has 295 orders and commitments from 24 customers for the 787.

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