Air Similan orders 4 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner
Paris, August 3rd, 2020 | Air Similan reached an agreement with Boeing for the purchase of several new aircraft.
With a view to continuing to perfect its modern fleet, which until now has consisted of Airbus A320 and A330 as well as Boeing 737-800s, Air Similan is pleased to announce today the order of four Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to support its Airbus A330-343 in the long-haul and ultra-long-haul market.
The Boeing 787-9 is one of the most modern aircraft built by the American manufacturer today. Motorized with General Electrics GEnX engines, it saw its fuel consumption and its greenhouse gas emissions considerably reduced. It will undoubtedly delight passengers with a large, spacious and comfortable cabin in which the three travel classes offered by Air Similan will be arranged, namely Business class, Premium Economy and Economy Class.
Passengers will be able to fly aboard one of these 787-9s to destinations already offered by the airline, but also to brand new destinations never before linked to Paris by Air Similan.
Air Similan said: “We attach great importance to the impact of our activities on the environment. That's why we opted for the Boeing 787, it will help us reduce our carbon footprint on the busiest roads and allow passengers to travel in a modern, comfortable and safe aircraft. We are very proud of our relationship with Boeing and look forward to further cooperation with them in the future. "
The new planes, registered F-MFXA, F-MFXB, F-MFXC and F-MFXD, could be put into service as soon as they are received in the fleet within a few weeks.