2 MARCH 2020


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Article from BTNews 2 MARCH 2020

Boeing lands ANA major order

A major order for 15 new Dreamliners plus five options was confirmed last week by Japan’s largest airline, All Nippon Airways (ANA). The order is split between the Boeing B787-9 and B787-10, and is worth more than $5bn at list prices.

The aircraft will be powered by the GEnx-1B engine as opposed to the troubled Rolls-Royce Trent 1000, with ANA saying it will fly the Dash-10 models domestically, replacing older Boeing B777s for better fuel efficiency and carbon emission reduction.

The order brings the number of Dreamliners at ANA to more than 100, making it the biggest operator of the type. Executive vice-president Yutaka Ito said: “They have served ANA with distinction, and we are proud to expand our fleet with more.

“These planes represent a significant step forward for ANA to make our entire fleet more eco-friendly and reduce noise. Introducing the B787-10 on domestic routes will help ANA Group improve our ability to operate as a responsible corporate citizen.”

Boeing commercial sales and marketing senior vice president Ihssane Mounir added: “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.”



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