Start-up carrier Bamboo Airways orders 20 Boeing Dreamliner commercial passenger jets
QUI NHON, Vietnam – Startup commercial airline Bamboo Airways in Qui Nhon, Vietnam, has made a purchase commitment to buy 20 Boeing 787-9 widebody commercial passenger jets. Breaking Travel News reports. Continue reading original article
The Intelligent Aerospace take:
28 June 2018 -- The passenger jetliner deal with the Vietnam carrier, when completed, would be worth $5.6 billion at current list prices. The 20 787-9 airplanes, tentatively are scheduled to deliver from April 2020 through 2021.
Bamboo Airways is a start-up airline that plans to begin commercial operations in 2019 out of the capital city of Hanoi, Vietnam. The carrier plans to offer flights within Vietnam before expanding into other north-east Asian markets such as China, Korea and Japan.
The 787 Dreamliner is an all-new, super-efficient family of commercial airplanes. Bamboo Airways is wholly-owned by the FLC Group, a Vietnamese multi-industry company, focusing on aviation, real estate, resorts, farming, and golf.
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