ANA has unveiled plans to acquire up to 20 more
Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplanes.
The agreement with Boeing includes 11 787-10s, one
787-9 and options for five 787-9s valued at more than $5 billion
at list prices.
The airline also plans to acquire three new 787-9
airplanes from Atlantis Aviation Corporation.
Once the agreements are finalized, it will be
ANA's sixth order for the
Dreamliner, bringing its overall 787 order book to more than 100
"Boeing's 787s have served ANA with distinction, and
we are proud to expand our fleet by adding more of these
technologically-advanced aircraft," said Yutaka Ito, Executive
Vice President of ANA and ANA HD. "These planes represent a
significant step forward for ANA as we work to make our entire
fleet even more eco-friendly and further reduce noise output."
ANA will use the 787-10s to replace Boeing 777
models that are slated for retirement and used on domestic routes.
"Introducing the 787-10
on our domestic routes will help ANA Group maintain its leadership
role and improve our ability to operate as a responsible corporate
citizen," Yutaka Ito said.
ANA became the global launch customer of the 787
Dreamliner when it placed its initial order in 2004. Today, ANA is the world's biggest 787 operator with 71
airplanes in its fleet and 12 more to be delivered prior to this
latest agreement. The new deal will bring the 11 additional 787-10
airplanes, one 787-9 and options for five more 787-9 jets.
is also in the launch customer group for Boeing's new 777X.
"ANA has grown into one of the leading airline groups in Asia by
continually raising the bar for customer satisfaction and
investing in the most technologically-advanced and capable fleet.
We are truly honored that ANA HD is coming back to order more 787
planes with plans to boost their Dreamliner fleet to more than 100
jets," said Ihssane Mounir, senior vice president of Commercial
Sales and Marketing, The Boeing Company. "We are confident that
the unique capabilities of the 787-10 will continue to safely
serve its passengers with best-in-class comfort and reliability."
ANA HD's new 787 jets will be powered by GE's