Air Europa Orders 8 787 Dreamliners

Boeing LogoSpanish carrier Air Europa announced an order for eight Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners. The order, placed by Air Europa in 2007, previously was accounted for on Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries Web site as an unidentified customer. Air Europa also acquired purchase rights for an additional eight 787s.

Air Europa, based in Palma de Mallorca, is the first Spanish customer for the 787. Air Europa plans to operate the 787 on its long-haul routes to destinations such as Argentina, Mexico and the Dominican Republic.

Air Europa currently operates a fleet of 37 Boeing and 3 Airbus airplanes on a network that includes most of the Spanish territory, European and North-African routes including Paris, Milan, Rome, Warsaw, Prague, Budapest, Tunis and Marrakech, as well as transatlantic destinations such as Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Venezuela and the Dominican Republic. As part of an effort to provide more comfortable and global service to customers, Air Europa recently joined the SkyTeam alliance as an associate member and has collaboration agreements with other airlines including Aeropostal, Malev, Portugalia and Tunisair.

Source: Boeing