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Air Tahiti Nui Finalizes Order for Two New Dreamliners

By Juliet Van Wagenen | May 1, 2015
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Air Tahiti Nui 787-9 Dreamliner, rendering
Air Tahiti Nui 787-9 Dreamliner, rendering. Photo: Boeing

[Avionics Today 05-01-2015] Boeing and Air Tahiti Nui have finalized an order for two 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at $514 million at current list prices. The flag carrier for French Polynesia, a new 787 customer, has also leased two additional 787-9s through the Air Lease Corporation, based in Los Angeles, Calif.

"The Dreamliner order heralds an exciting new era for international travel to and from the world's most beautiful islands — Tahiti," said Michel Monvoisin, Air Tahiti Nui's chairman and CEO. "The entire Air Tahiti Nui family is proud, excited and highly committed to the successful introduction of the Boeing 787-9 into Air Tahiti Nui's global network."

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