Boeing Wins Huge 787 Order From Riyadh Air, Saudia

Riyadh Air

Riyadh Air CEO Tony Douglas (left) and Boeing SVP Commercial Sales and Marketing Brad McMullen (second right) hold up signed contracts as PIF's governor Yasir AlRumayyan (second left), Saudi Arabia's U.S. Ambassador Princess Reema Al Saud (center) and Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun (right) applaud.

Credit: Riyadh Air
Saudi Arabian flag carriers Riyadh Air and Saudia have placed orders for up to a combined 121 Boeing 787s in what could amount to the fifth largest commercial order by value in the OEM’s history. The 787s will be powered by GE Aerospace GEnx engines, according to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce. The...

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