Boeing and Kuwait Airways have finalised an order for 10 777-300ERs, valued at US$3.3 billion at list prices. The airline originally announced its intent to order the 777-300ER in November.
“Kuwait Airways has plans to renew its fleet as well as expand its operations and the 777-300ER is a perfect aircraft for our strategy,” said Rasha Al Roumi, Kuwait Airways CEO. “The aircraft has already validated its position in terms of high reliability, low operating costs and fuel efficiency. We are looking forward to having the 777-300ER join our fleet.”
“This order marks another feather in the cap for the 777-300ER which not only continues to be an integral part of the fleet of many of the world’s airlines but is also being ordered by new customers who see the value of the airplane,” said Ray Conner, president and CEO, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. “The aerospace industry in the Middle East continues to enjoy a phenomenal growth and we are proud to be part of that growth and look forward to an enduring relationship with Kuwait Airways.”