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Tue, 1 May 2018

Uzbekistan Airways Finalizes Order for One More Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

Uzbekistan Airways has finalized an order with Boeing for one 787-8 Dreamliner, valued at $239 million at current list prices.

Uzbekistan Airways currently operates two Dreamliners on international routes, including Europe, Southeast Asia, Japan and USA.

Uzbekistan Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Click to enlarge.

With this new order, the carrier will add five more Dreamliners as part of its plan to modernize and expand its fleet.

“Our companies have been partners for over 20 years and these relations only strengthen with time,” said Gennadiy Kharlap, Deputy General Director of Uzbekistan Airways. “The agreement for an additional Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner supports our development strategy focused on modernization and expansion of the airline's fleet and network, and marks another great milestone in our long-term cooperation.”

The 787-8 Dreamliner can fly 242 passengers, in a typical two-class configuration, up to 7,355 nautical miles (13,620 km).

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