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Boeing sells Dreamliners to Russia's Transaero

2012-04-09 16:26

New York - Boeing has received an order from Transaero Airlines of Russia for four 787-8 aircraft, the company said on Monday.

The mid-size aircraft which the company calls Dreamliners are worth $744 at list prices.

The buyer plans to use the planes for flights on Transaero's domestic and international routes.

Transaero, which made its d├ębut in 1991, was Russia's first private airline. It was also the first Russian airline to use Boeing's aircraft and is now Russia's second-biggest airline.

Boeing said that it has more than 850 787s on order by 59 customers. Last week the company said that it delivered 137 commercial planes during the first quarter, including five 787s.

Comments
  • Tiffany - 2012-04-09 16:50

    Wow $744! I'll take two...

      ian.pople.sa - 2012-04-09 18:26

      did someone miss the obvious price $707M?

      Corne - 2012-04-10 08:33

      Nope, I want 7, on for each day of the week!

  • AnthonyfromAfrica - 2012-04-09 18:26

    Well at long last it would be a start to make Russian air travel safe !!!

      phathuchicos - 2012-04-09 19:00

      where on planet do you come from...transaero already operates an all boeing fleet of more than 70 jets...

  • Pierre - 2012-04-09 19:19

    Cheap aircraft, can I have one @USD744?

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