Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Singapore Airlines inks deal for Boeing 787 order

Singapore: Singapore Airlines (SIA) said Monday it has signed a purchase agreement to buy 20 Boeing 787-9 jets with options for another 20 of the planes.
SIA said the purchase agreement was signed last week and the planes, the latest variant of the 787 series known as the Dreamliner, should be delivered between early 2011 and mid-2013. Based on Boeing's catalogue prices, the 20 firm orders are worth
4.52 billion US dollars.
SIA plans to deploy the 787s on routes to North Asia, the Indian subcontinent and the Middle East. 02/10/06 Times of Oman