Boeing, ANA Announce Order for Three 777-300ERs
SEATTLE, July 31, 2013
SEATTLE, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and All Nippon
Airways (ANA) announced that ANA has ordered three additional 777-300ER
(extended range) airplanes. The order, valued at approximately $945 million at
current list prices, willincrease the total number of 777s in ANA's fleet to
57 airplanes once delivered.
"The addition of three new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft will further strengthen
ANA Group's long-haul network," said Shinichiro Ito, President and CEO of ANA
Holdings Inc. "The acquisition of our new 777-300ER airplanes will allow us to
capitalize on the expansion of airport slots in the Tokyo area."
ANA, the launch customer and Boeing's largest commercial airline customer for
the 787 Dreamliner, is strategically expanding its aircraft fleet with new
business opportunities arising in the rapidly growing Asia Pacific market.
"We are honored to have ANA validate the economics and reliability of the 777
once again," said Ray Conner, President and CEO of Boeing Commercial
Airplanes. "The 777-300ER has proved to be a perfect fit for ANA's network
expansion and will provide added flexibility and strategic advantage as slots
continue to open up in the market."
The Boeing 777 is the world's most successful twin-engine, long-haul airplane.
The 777-300ER is equipped with the world's most powerful GE90-115B commercial
jet engine, and can seat up to 386 passengers in a three-class configuration
with a maximum range of 7,930 nautical miles (14,685 km). With today's order,
Boeing has accumulated 1,460 orders for 777s from 66 global customers to date.
BCA International Communications
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