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Nakash Group of America signs Deal for Two 787 Dreamliners

Search ASIA Travel Tips .com Wednesday, 6 December 2006

The Nakash Group of America has ordered two Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. The Nakash Group of America is a multi-national, multi-billion dollar conglomerate that owns Arkia Israeli Airlines. Arkia, based in Tel Aviv, will operate the 787s, making it the first airline in Israel to offer 787 services to its passengers.

The order is valued at US$366 million at list prices. Deliveries are scheduled for 2012. The group has also secured options for two 787-9s.

Arkia will use the 787s to serve destinations in North America and the Far East.

The 787's first flight is scheduled for 2007, with entry into service during 2008. To date thirty-seven customers worldwide have placed more than 450 orders and commitments for the 787.

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