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Wed, 7 March 2018

Hawaiian Airlines Unveils Plan to Order 10 Boeing 787-9 Aircraft

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.

Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 787 infographic. Click to enlarge.

"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."

Hawaiian 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.

"Hawaiian 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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