26-Mar-2010 9:39 AM

LAN accelerates B787 deliveries by three years

LAN Airlines signed (25-Mar-2010) an agreement with Boeing to adjust the delivery of ten B787-8, accelerating delivery from 2014 to 1Q2011. These ten aircraft are part of the original order for 26 B787s placed by LAN in 2007 and previously scheduled for delivery between 2014 and 2019. In addition, LAN has outstanding orders for six leased B787s. The aircraft are part of the renewal and growth of LAN's long-haul fleet, allowing LAN Airlines and its subsidiaries to serve international destinations, improving connectivity between Latin America, Europe and the US. [more]