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thai to acquire 45 boeing 787 dreamliners with option for 80 more

Thai Airways International has ordered 45 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft with an option for 80 more, giving access to the new 777X and GE GEnx engines. Delivery starts in 2027.

Thai Airways International Acquires Fleet of 45 Boeing 787 Dreamliner Aircraft

Thai Airways International has finalized a deal to purchase 45 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft along with an option for an additional 80, which will also provide the carrier with access to the new 777X. The aircraft will be equipped with GE Aerospace GEnx engines and will be delivered over a 10-year period, beginning in 2027.

THAI CEO Announces Strategic Advantages of Boeing Deal

THAI CEO Chai Eamsiri announced the deal at the Singapore Air Show, highlighting the strategic advantages it offers the airline in terms of optimizing routes, capacity, and operational efficiency. The acquisition of these aircraft aligns with THAI’s commitment to achieving zero carbon emissions by 2050 and is expected to bring significant benefits to passengers and the Thai economy. Boeing’s senior vice president and GE Aerospace’s President and CEO also expressed pride and confidence in THAI’s decision to acquire the Dreamliner and GEnx engines.

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