Aviation & TravelGlobal News

Air France-KLM buys Boeing, Airbus

In its first joint long-haul order, Air France-KLM will purchase 25 Airbus A350s, with an option for 35 additional planes, and 25 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, with an option to buy 25 more.

Air France-KLM buys Boeing, Airbus

According to the most recent price figures released by the manufacturers, the average list price for the 787-9 Dreamliner is $218.1 million; the A350-900 carries a list price of $267.6 million.

KLM is expected to start flying its first Dreamliner in 2016; Air France will take control of the first Airbus plane in 2018. According to a company press release, the two carriers will eventually fly both aircraft.

“For its first joint order, the Air France KLM group made its selection after a detailed assessment showing all the performance characteristics of each aircraft, including their energy and environmental performance,” Pierre-Henri Gourgeon, Air France KLM’s CEO, said in a statement.

Author : Admin, Air Cargo World


Previous post

First 787 Dreamliner is rolled out

Next post

Virgin Atlantic Airways to Use Industrial Waste as Jet Fuel

The Author

Rajowan Syed

Rajowan Syed

Working for #thenewscompany