Boeing, ANA Group Finalize Order For 40 Widebody Airplanes - Quick Facts

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(RTTNews.com) - Aerospace and defense giant Boeing Co. ( BA ) and All Nippon Airways or the ANA Group (ANA.L, ALNPF.PK, ALNPY.PK) have finalized an order for 40 widebody airplanes, including 20 777-9Xs, 14 787-9 Dreamliners and six 777-300ERs (Extended Range), pursuant to the airline's strategic long-haul fleet renewal plan. The order, which is worth nearly $13 billion at list prices, was announced originally as a commitment in March.

"The aircraft we have selected will enable us to modernize and expand our fleet further as we seek to become one of the world's leading airline groups," said Shinichiro Ito, president and CEO, ANA Holdings. "These new aircraft will give us maximum flexibility and improved fuel efficiency, and will allow us to meet the growth in demand, both internationally and in our domestic Japanese market."

ANA becomes the world's largest customer for the Dreamliner with a total of 80 airplanes ordered. The airline currently operates 29 787s with 51 more to deliver, including 43 787-9s.

Boeing's 777X has accumulated 300 orders and commitments from six customers worldwide.

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