Uzbekistan Airways has finalized an order with
Boeing for one 787-8 Dreamliner, valued at $239 million at current
Uzbekistan Airways currently operates two Dreamliners
on international routes, including Europe, Southeast Asia, Japan
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).