Boeing Lands Year’s First Sales Win As Japan’s ANA Orders A Dozen 787 Dreamliners
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February 26, 2020 - by Dominic Gates for seattletimes.com
The board of All Nippon Airways (ANA) on Tuesday approved a firm order for a dozen Boeing 787 Dreamliners, with an option to purchase five more later, giving Boeing its first sales win of the year.
Based on market data from airplane valuation firm Avitas, the firm order is worth about $1.9 billion after standard discounts.
The new order consists of 11 of the largest model 787-10s and one 787-9, with the five options also being 787-9s.
In addition, ANA said it will acquire three new 787-9s from Atlantis Aviation Corp., a virtually unknown company.
Atlantis must be one of the 787 buyers listed as an unidentified customer in Boeing's order tally, perhaps a financial investment company that purchased the planes intending to resell them on delivery.
In January, Boeing marked an all-time low with zero new orders...