Thai Airways orders 45 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners – Enterprise Traveller

Boeing and Thai Airways have introduced an order for 45 787-9 Dreamliners because the Star Alliance airline appears to be like to modernise and develop its widebody fleet and worldwide community.

Thai Airways already flies two 787-9s and 6 787-8s on regional and long-haul providers alongside a rising fleet of Airbus A350-900 plane and its present 777-300ER fleet (counting 17 plane).

“To perform our firm’s and the nationwide carbon impartial targets by 2050, the 45 new Boeing 787 Dreamliners will likely be outfitted with GEnx engines, that are recognized for his or her cutting-edge expertise and lowered environmental influence,” mentioned Chai Eamsiri, Thai Airways CEO.

“Moreover, we’re assured that the acquisition of the 787 Dreamliners will in the end profit our prospects and assist the expansion of our nation’s economic system,” the airline chief added.

The order, which was finalised in December 2023, was listed as unidentified on Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries web site.

Boeing’s 2023 Industrial Market Outlook for Southeast Asia initiatives that the area’s widebody fleet will see a three-fold enhance over 20 years, with rising demand for practically 800 airplanes together with passenger jets resembling Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner household and 777X, in addition to freighter fashions.