US airframer Boeing (NYSE: BA) and leisure travel firm TUI Travel PLC said they have completed an order for two 787-8 Dreamliners.
The deal, worth USD 424m at current list prices, extends TUI Travel´s 787 commitment to 15 airplanes. The purchase was originally attributed on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website to an unidentified customer.
TUI took delivery of its first 787-8 Dreamliner in May and now has four airplanes in service.
According to Boeing, TUI originally ordered the 787 in February 2005. Currently, the Group´s subsidiary Thomson Airways is using the airplane on such routes as Thailand, Caribbean and the Maldives.
The 787-8 Dreamliner can carry 210-250 passengers on routes of 7,650 to 8,200 nautical miles (14,200 to 15,200 km).
Find out more at www.boeing.com.