Boeing and Korean Air finalised an order for five 777 freighters. The order, valued at more than US$1.5 billion at current list prices. Korea’s flag carrier currently operates an all-Boeing freighter fleet of 26 airplanes that includes 17 747-400 freighters, five 747-8 freighters and four 777 freighters.
“We truly value our enduring partnership with Korean Air and we are pleased that they have selected the 777 freighter to bolster their all-Boeing freighter fleet,” said Ihssane Mounir, senior vice president of NE Asia Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. “This order further demonstrates Korean Air’s commitment to excellence and will help the airline maintain its position as a leading global airline.”