Norwegian Air Shuttle acquires two new, large Dreamliners
Wednesday, 18 December 2013
The Norwegian budget airliner, Norwegian Air Shuttle announced that has acquired two new Boeing Dreamliner.
In a press release, the company writes that it has signed an agreement
to acquire two new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. Both aircraft will be
delivered in the first quarter of 2016. The 787-9 is larger than the
787-8 that Norwegian currently operates on its long-haul routes.
Norwegian continues to expand its international operations by signing
an agreement with MG Aviation to lease two new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner
aircraft. Both aircraft are scheduled to be in operation during the
first quarter of 2016. Today, Norwegian has three 787-8 Dreamliner
aircraft in its long-haul fleet, as well as five more on order. The
company will have 10 long-haul aircraft in its fleet, where of four
will be delivered in 2014, one in 2015 and two in 2016.
“In order to run a competitive long-haul operation, we are dependent on
brand new cost-efficient aircraft. I´m very satisfied to have secured
our first two 787-9 Dreamliners. This is a fantastic airplane with high
passenger comfort, long range and low fuel burn,” said Norwegian’s CEO
The leasing company MG Aviation is based in New York and owned by Jordache Enterprises.
By Scancomark.com Team
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