14-Sep-2012 8:43 AM

Boeing confirms Air China order for five 747s

Boeing, in its Order and Deliveries list through 11-Sep-2012, confirmed (13-Sep-2012) a tentative order by Air China for five 747-s has become a firm order. This marks the first addition to the order book for the aircraft type in more than 12 months. The tentative order was first announced in Mar-2012 but required Chinese Government approval (AINOnline/Seattle Times, 13-Sep-2012). The order is worth USD1.8 billion at list prices. [more - original PR