AerCap Adds 5 Boeing 787 Dreamliners to Fleet



AerCap ordered five additional 787-9 jets, growing its 787 Dreamliner portfolio from Boeing, as it now has 125 787 Dreamliners in its portfolio or on order.

“AerCap is the world’s largest 787 customer and we are very pleased to strengthen that position with this order for five additional aircraft,” Peter Anderson, chief commercial officer of AerCap, said. “This transaction is in line with our portfolio strategy of investing in the most in-demand new technology assets and will help us continue to support our airline customers meet their sustainability commitments.”

“AerCap oversees a world class leasing portfolio, epitomized by the most utilized widebody in the industry: the 787 Dreamliner,” Ihssane Mounir, senior vice president of commercial sales and marketing at Boeing, said. “With its unparalleled fuel efficiency and passenger appeal, the 787 Dreamliner family is playing a major role in sustaining, reopening and pioneering new routes in the long-haul travel market.”

Since revenue service began in 2011, the 787 family has launched more than 325 new nonstop routes around the world, including 50 routes opened since 2020. The 787-9 can fly 296 passengers up to 7,565 nautical miles (14,010 km) in a typical two-class configuration.


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