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  • ANA To Get 12 787s by April 2012
    Posted by Guy Norris 7:17 PM on Sep 25, 2011

    All Nippon Airways, launch customer for Boeing's 787, confirms it expects to receive 12 aircraft by the end of its 2011 financial year - around April next year, and a further eight in FY2012.

    ANA senior VP Santoru Fujiki says "we should have taken delivery of 55 by the end of 2017." Since the decision to cancel the short-range 787-3 version, ANA has also changed the overall mix of its order book. Having gone from 787-3 and -8, ANA standardized on -8s, ANA later changed to a mix of -8s and stretched -9s. 

    The orderbook currently stands at 40 787-8s and 15 -9s.

    The airline previously planned on receiving 14 aircraft in the first phase but at its recent earnings call acknowledged this had been scaled back to 12.

    Tags: tw99, 787, boeing, ana

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