Avianca Airlines, Colombia's flagship airline has placed an order for three 787 Dreamliners from Boeing, valued at approximately $620 million.
The order, which was first attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing's Orders & Deliveries website, brings
Avianca's total 787 order count to 15 Dreamliners, which includes the 12 787s ordered in 2007. The total order value stands at more than $3.1 billion.
"Adding more 787s to our order aligns well with our expansion and service improvement plans for the airline," says Fabio Villegas, CEO of Avianca Airlines. "The range and efficiency of the airplane make it a great fit into our overall fleet plans and interior of the airplane will bring a unique flying experience to our passengers that only Avianca can provide."