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Eight additional Boeing 787 Dreamliners have been ordered by Azerbaijan Airlines.

The airline’s needs have doubled.

Today, Azerbaijan Airlines proudly announced that eight Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners had been ordered. This action comes after the flag airline of Azerbaijan’s original pledge to buy four 787s last summer.

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Two Boeing 787-8s are already part of the fleet of Azerbaijan Airlines. In December 2014, two of these were delivered. VP-BBR in registration is known as Shusha, while VP-BBS is known as Ordubad. There will be eight more units joining the pair. The leadership of the Baku Heydar Aliyev International carrier met with Boeing’s management to share the exciting order. These Dreamliners will be used extensively throughout the operator’s network, flying to 40 destinations in 25 different countries. enduring connection

Azerbaijan Airlines’ president, Jahangir Asgarov, provided the following information on the order in a press release from the company:

“Ilham Aliyev, the president of Azerbaijan, has consistently supported and given attention to the country’s civil aviation, making its successful development possible. An essential step in updating the fleet and raising the standard of AZAL air transportation is the signing of a deal with Boeing for the purchase of contemporary wide-body Boeing 787 Dreamliners.

Stan Deal, the company’s president and chief executive officer, continued:

“The 787 has positioned Azerbaijan Airlines as the top carrier in Central Asia, and the airplane’s adaptability and capabilities have made Azerbaijan more accessible for growing its tourist and economy. This order for Dreamliners is a testament to the strength of our product family and the relationship between our companies. We have had a fantastic partnership with Azerbaijan Airlines for more than 20 years.all the fleet

The carrier and airline did revise the delivery schedule in the statement this week. Nevertheless, the first four agreed upon in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed last summer were scheduled to be delivered between 2025 and 2030. It is conceivable that all eight would show up simultaneously.

Following the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) approval to resume 787 deliveries last month, a new announcement was made. Despite the fact that deliveries had resumed last August, they were stopped in February when a problem with the aircraft’s fuselage components was discovered. Notably, upon examining the certification papers, a mistake was found with the plane’s forward pressure bulkhead.Since March, 17 787s have been delivered to airlines, reports In terms of 787-8s, American Airlines acquired one plane while ZIPAIR Tokyo acquired two.

The last week has seen Azerbaijan Airlines’ 787s active with flights to cities like Istanbul, London, Dubai, and Jeddah. In the widebody sector, they are supported by aircraft like the Boeing 777, 787, and Airbus A340. The carrier can also accommodate 757, A319, and A320 aircraft.

Azerbaijan Airlines is making clear how determined it is to update its fleet. After all, earlier this month, it officially confirmed an order for six Airbus A320neos and six A321neos.

The airline began using the Dreamliner over ten years ago. This agreement for eight further units nine years later shows that the type has clearly pleased.

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