China Southern orders twelve B787-9s

China Southern Airlines has announced it has finalized an order with Boeing for twelve B787-9 Dreamliners. The deliveries will happen between 2018 and 2020 and the new aircraft will be added to the carrier’s existing fleet of ten B787-8s.

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“The acquisition will strengthen the construction of Guangzhou hub, thus maximising the operational efficiency and enhancing the competitiveness of the group,” the carrier said in a filing to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

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