Uzbekistan Airways takes delivery of 1st Boeing 787-8
Boeing delivered (31-Aug-2016) Uzbekistan Airways' first Boeing 787-8, powered by GEnx-1B engine. Ahead of the delivery, the carrier prepared infrastructure and conducted training for pilots and Uzbekistan Airways Technics specialists.
Uzbekistan Airways plans to deploy the equipment on international services from Sep-2016. The fleet of the carrier consists of 34 aircraft, including nine 767s and six 757s. Uzbekistan Airways expects the delivery of a second 787 in the nearest future. [more - original PR - Boeing - English] [more - original PR - Uzbekistan Airways - English/Uzbek/Russian]