BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 19
By Jeila Aliyeva - Trend:
Turkmenistan Airlines received the fourth Boeing 777-200LR aircraft, Trend reports with reference to the Business Turkmenistan information portal.
Turkmenistan Airlines currently operates 3 Boeing 777-200LR aircraft.
The airlines ordered a new aircraft of this brand worth $346.9 million in mid-2019.
As it was reported earlier, in 2019 Turkmenistan Airlines agency signed a contract with Boeing to purchase a new Boeing 777-200LR aircraft last year, the delivery of which is scheduled for January 2021.
The appropriate model was chosen with the aim of expanding international operations to Europe and Asia and beyond.
The Boeing 777-200LR is worth $346.9 million, according to Air Transport World. Boeing 777-200LR can accommodate up to 317 passengers in a configuration with two classes.
In addition, Turkmenistan Airlines will purchase Boeing 777-200F cargo airliner from a different company.
This purchase will be realized due to the decree of President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, that obligated Turkmenistan Airlines to conclude a contract with the Aircraft Finance Germany company for the purchase of a Boeing 777-200F cargo airliner.
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