Transaero signs up for four 787s

written by australianaviation.com.au | April 10, 2012
Boeing and Russia's Transaero signed a deal for four 787 Dreamliners aboard a 787 demonstration flight. (Boeing)

Russia’s Transaero Airlines has ordered four Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners in a deal valued at US$744 million at list prices.

Transaero, Russia’s second largest carrier, said it would use the aircraft on its domestic and international routes. Boeing did not release a delivery schedule for the aircraft.

The US planemaker has booked more than 850 787 orders from 59 customers but is more than three years behind its original production schedule.

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Last week Boeing said it had delivered 137 commercial aircraft during the first quarter of the year, including five 787s.

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