Hawaiian Airlines has
finalized an order with Boeing for 10 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at
$2.82 billion at list prices.
The deal also includes purchase
rights for 10 additional 787s.
"The Dreamliner's operational
performance and passenger-friendly cabin makes it an ideal
aircraft to serve as our flagship aircraft of the future," said
Peter Ingram, president and chief executive officer of Hawaiian
Airlines. "The aircraft provides Hawaiian with more seating
capacity and greater range to expand within our current network
and offer new destinations to and from Asia Pacific and North
Hawaiian announced in March that it had selected the
787-9 Dreamliner to serve medium to long-haul routes, signing a
letter of intent for the aircraft.
The 787-9 is the
longest-range Dreamliner with the ability to fly up to 7,635
nautical miles (14,140 kilometers) with 290 passengers in a
standard two-class configuration, while using 20 percent less fuel
than older generation aircraft.
Boeing Global Services will
provide Hawaiian Airlines with new aircraft transition support
services – such as Training and Initial Provisioning – to ensure a
smooth changeover from previous widebody aircraft.
delighted to officially welcome Hawaiian Airlines to the 787
Dreamliner family. Hawaiian has been on an impressive growth path
and we are honored they have chosen the Dreamliner to take their
airline to the next level," said Kevin McAllister, president and
chief executive officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "We look
forward to delivering the Dreamliner to Hawaiian and supporting
them with integrated services to help them operate more
efficiently and lower their costs."
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