Hawaiian Airlines has unveiled plans to purchase 10
Boeing 787-9 aircraft valued at
$2.82 billion at list prices. Hawaiian also has purchase rights
for 10 additional 787s.
The 787-9 can carry about 290 passengers on
flights of about 7,635 nautical miles (14,140 km).
Boeing and Hawaiian Airlines will now work towards
finalizing this new airplane order.
"The Dreamliner's operational efficiency and superior guest
experience make it the best aircraft for modernizing our fleet in
2021 and beyond," said Peter Ingram, president and chief executive
officer of Hawaiian Airlines. "Its expanded seat capacity and
extended range will allows us to expand within our current route
network and offer new destinations in the Asia-Pacific region."
has indicated that it will also use a number of new aircraft transition support services from
Boeing Global Services, including Training and Initial Provisioning to ensure a
successful and on-time entry into service.
Airlines has been on an impressive growth trajectory as they
strategically expanded service to and from Asia and North America.
We are thrilled they have chosen the 787 Dreamliner to power the
next stage of their expansion," said Boeing Commercial Airplanes
President and CEO, Kevin McAllister. "The Dreamliner's advanced
technology, unmatched fuel efficiency, and passenger- leasing
cabin will optimize Hawaiian's fleet for the future and provide
their customers with a best in-class experience."
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