Boeing, Air Tahiti Nui finalize Dreamliner order.
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Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Air Tahiti Nui said they have finalized an order for two 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at USD514 million at current list prices.
"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."
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.
Air Tahiti Nui, headquartered in Papeete on the Island of Tahiti, links the South Pacific with four continents as the leading carrier to French Polynesia, with daily non-stop service to Tahiti from Los Angeles.
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