Boeing [NYSE: BA] has announced that Juneyao Airlines has finalized an order for five 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at about USD 1.32bn at current list prices, the company said.
This new order, which also includes options for 5 more 787-9s, represents the Shanghai, China-based private airline´s first Boeing order and first widebody airplane order.
Juneyao Airlines currently operates domestic routes and short-haul international flights to neighboring countries such as Japan, South Korea, and Thailand. The carrier plans to open new routes to North America, Europe, and Australia by 2020.
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