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Selling Boeing Jets

Singapor Air commits to purchase 39 Boeing wide-body aircraft. Singapor Airlines has agreed to purchase 20 Boeing 777-9 and 19 787-10 Dreamliner aircraft. Singapore Airlines' announcement on Thursday of a pledge to purchase 39 of Boeing's large wide-body aircraft provides a tremendous comforting push for the 787 Dreamliner and 777X aircraft programmes and breaks a shortage of recent orders for both aircraft in a difficult dual-body jet aircraft environment.

It undertook to buy 19 787-10s, the longest Dreamliner and 20 777-9s, the largest of the 777X 777s, which were to make their debuts at the end of the century. Admittedly, however, carriers usually receive significant rebates, and the estimates of Avitas, the sector advisor's latest rates, put the real value of the obligation at around 6.9 billion US dollars.

Delivery of the jets will begin as early as 2020, the carrier said, and added that it also has purchase opportunities for six more of each of the two aircraft types. It is 14 month since an air company ordered the new 787-10, which is due for its maiden voyage this year. It' s been 19 and a half years since the last 777X order.

As Boeing dramatically reduces manufacturing of its latest 777 model over the next few years, further shipments of the modernized 777X range will be crucial to resurrect manufacturing early in the next ten years. By replacing some of Singapore Air's obsolete Boeing jets such as the 777-300ER, the new jet will transfer the ownership of jets not yet on the commercial jet scene to the low-cost daughter company Scoot.

Jefferies analysis firm Howard Rubel said the order from Singapore could also affect other airline companies. It has ordered 67 Airbus A350-900 jets, one of which is an ultra-long-haul variant, promoting non-stop services to New York and Los Angeles destinations. Boeing's present A350 squadron comprises 10 Airbus planes, of which Airbus says they use 25 per cent less than Boeing's 777, with 57 more ordered.

Boeing has already ordered 30 787-10 aircraft, according to Boeing's website. Singapor Air also tested a suggested longer variant of the twin-engine 777 with up to 450 passenger capacity, a giant designed to knock out the Airbus A380. It is the first client for the 787-10, the first Boeing aircraft to be built exclusively at the North Charleston, S.C. facility.

The Scoot of Singapore Air is currently flying the 787-800 and 787-900 versions of the Dreamliner.

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