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- 20/11/2012, 01:09 #1
AV / AVA Avianca , Encarga tres 787-8 más, totalizando una quincena de Dreamliners pedidos.
Al final los tres Dreamliners que boeing había anunciado como privados son para AVA, lo que hace que el montante final suba hasta los 15 787-8.
- Today’s announced order brings Avianca’s 787 total to 15, which includes the 12 previously announced in 2007
PANAMA CITY, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Avianca Airlines, Colombia’s flagship airline, today announced an order for three 787 Dreamliners. The order was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries website and is valued at approximately $620 million at published list prices.
Today’s order brings Avianca’s total 787 order count to 15 Dreamliners, which includes the 12 787s ordered in 2007. The total order value stands at more than $3.1 billion.
“Adding more 787s to our order aligns well with our expansion and service improvement plans for the airline,” said Fabio Villegas, CEO of Avianca Airlines. “The range and efficiency of the airplane make it a great fit into our overall fleet plans and interior of the airplane will bring a unique flying experience to our passengers that only Avianca can provide.”
“Avianca is one of the region’s leading airlines and we are happy we can play such a pivotal part of their future growth plans,” said Van Rex Gallard, vice president of Sales for Latin America, Caribbean, & Africa, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. “The Latin American market continues to show signs of growth and prosperity. The 787′s unmatched operating economics and passenger appeal will help Avianca continue to position itself as a preferred airline and grow its market share in the region.”
Made primarily from composite materials, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner is the first mid-size airplane capable of flying long-range routes. As a result of innovative technologies, the airplane offers unparalleled operating economics, fuel efficiency and passenger comfort. The 787 Dreamliner has received more than 800 orders from 58 customers since the launch of the program.
Avianca is part of AviancaTaca Holding. With a modern fleet of more than 140 short, medium and long-haul aircraft and a team of more than 17,000 employees, Avianca and Taca directly service more than 100 destinations in the Americas and Europe, which connect to more than 750 destinations in the world through interline and codeshare agreements with partner airlines around the world. With more than four million members in its loyalty program, the airline group reports combined annual sales of more than three billion dollars. Its multi-hub operating model offers passengers convenient and varied flight options, through Bogota, Colombia; San Salvador, El Salvador; Lima, Peru and San Jose, Costa Rica.
Boeing, Avianca Announce Order For Three 787 Dreamliners
Originalmente Avianca había encargado los 787-8 en el año 2007 un total de diez unidades ,luego poco a poco ha ido creciendo hasta los 15 que tiene pedidos actualmente.
SEATTLE, March 28, 2007 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] and Avianca Airlines, Colombia's flagship air carrier, today announced the airline has ordered 10 787s, making it the first South American carrier to order the 787 and marking the largest 787 order to date for Latin America.
The order, worth approximately $1.5 billion at list prices, was previously credited to an unidentified customer on Boeing's Orders and Deliveries Web site. Today's order also includes purchase rights for an additional 10 787s.
Avianca made the announcement at an event attended by German Efromovich, President of the Synergy group which owns Avianca, Avianca President Fabio Villegas and some 400 dignitaries including Colombian Vice President Francisco Santos Calderon, United States Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Milton Drucker, regional country representatives and Avianca and Boeing employees.
"This order reaffirms the enduring relationship Boeing has maintained with this historic airline for 70 years," said John Wojick, vice president, Sales, Latin America and the Caribbean -- Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "With the 787, Avianca will be able to provide its passengers with the very best in long-range air travel including larger windows, higher cabin humidity, more space and a lower cabin altitude."
"Today's purchase ratifies our commitment to transform Avianca into the leading airline in Latin America," Efromovich said. "We will be the first to offer passengers in our market the most advanced technology guaranteeing more comfortable and pleasurable flights."
Avianca is Colombia's largest airline and the second oldest commercial airline in the world.
The Boeing 787 Dreamliner, scheduled for entry into service in 2008, provides passengers with a better flying experience and operators with a more efficient commercial jetliner. Thirty-nine airlines have logged 491 orders worth more than $75 billion at current list prices since the 787 launch in April 2004, making the Dreamliner the most successful commercial airplane launch in history.
With the 787 Dreamliner, Boeing continues its leadership and innovation with a mostly composite airplane that consumes 20 percent less fuel, provides airlines with up to 45 percent more cargo revenue capacity and offers passengers a better flying experience.
Boeing: Boeing, Avianca Airlines Announce Order for 10 787 Dreamliners
Al menos una buena noticia para el Dreamliner y Boeing teniendo en cuenta que los 787 de Air India están teniendo problemas...Somos guardacostas... Nadie nos aprecia hasta que nos necesita " The guardian "
¡Dadme un VOR, un Radial, un DME y una Carta y volaré zero-zero hasta el mismísimo infierno!
- 20/11/2012, 03:52 #2
Ojala algun dia pueda contaros , que ando volando ese bicho.. jejejejeje pero se extrañara la mesita... .
No se que pasara con las intenciones de compra que habia de la cia para el A350.
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