Singapore Airlines orders 20 777-9s and 19 787-10

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By victoria@aviationnews-online.com October 26, 2017 17:19

Singapore Airlines orders 20 777-9s and 19 787-10

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has formally announced a deal for 20 777-9s and 19 787-10s. The order, previously attributed to an unidentified customer, is worth $13.8 billion at current list prices.

The signing ceremony took place at the White House and was witnessed by US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong, as well as Singapore Airlines’ CEO Goh Choon Phong and Boeing Commercial Airplanes’ President & CEO Kevin McAllister. Peter Seah, Singapore Airlines’ Chairman, and Dinesh Keskar, senior vice president, Asia Pacific & India Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes and other members of the airline and Boeing also were in attendance.

“SIA has been a Boeing customer for many decades and we are pleased to have finalised this major order for widebody aircraft, which will enable us to continue operating a modern and fuel-efficient fleet,” said Goh. “These new aircraft will also provide the SIA Group with new growth opportunities, allowing us to expand our network and offer even more travel options for our customers.”

victoria@aviationnews-online.com
By victoria@aviationnews-online.com October 26, 2017 17:19