Azerbaijan Airlines orders five Boeing 787 Dreamliners
FILE PHOTO: Boeing's logo is seen during Japan Aerospace 2016 air show in Tokyo, Japan, October 12, 2016.
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DUBAI: Azerbaijan Airlines President Jahangir Askerov announced an order for five Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner jets at the Dubai Airshow on Sunday.The airline has also agreed to order two wide-body freighters from the U.S. planemaker.Boeing Commercial Airplanes President & Chief Executive Kevin McAllister said at a news conference a decision would be made at a later date on whether the Central Asian carrier opts for the 747 or 777 freighter.The total value of the deal at current list prices, which also includes a landing gear maintenance agreement, is valued at around 1.9 billion dollars, a Boeing executive said.Azerbaijan Airlines at present has two 787-8s in its fleet.(Reporting by Alexander Cornwell; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)
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