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Garuda, Hainan Airlines Buying Boeing 787s

Wed Sep 21, 2005 1:05 am

Garuda Indonesia and Hainan Airlines of China have both announced Boeing buys, including orders for 18 Boeing 787s.
Garuda says it will add 10 Boeing 787-8s and 18 Boeing 737s, the latter for delivery starting next year with the 787s coming online starting in 2011. The order reflects changes to a previously announced order for six Boeing 777-200ERs, none of which have been delivered.
Hainan Airlines meanwhile also has signed a deal to buy eight Boeing 787s, according to a report from the Xinhua News Agency. The airline joins Air China, China Eastern, Shanghai Airlines and Xiamen Airlines, which have orders in for 42 787s.