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Air New Zealand to buy 8 Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners for $2 billion

Christian Fernsby |
Boeing and Air New Zealand announced the airline plans to add the largest 787 Dreamliner model to its world-class fleet with a commitment to buy eight 787-10 airplanes valued at $2.7 billion at list prices.

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The carrier, known for its global network and long-range operations, says the 787-10 complements its current 787-9 and 777 fleet by offering more seats and greater efficiency to grow its business.

he 787-10 is the largest member of the super-efficient and passenger-pleasing Dreamliner family.

Powered by a suite of new technologies and a revolutionary design, the 787-10 set a new benchmark for fuel efficiency and operating economics when it entered commercial service last year.

The airplane allows operators to achieve 25 percent better fuel efficiency per seat compared to the previous airplanes.

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