New orders will boost Qantas 787 fleet to 14

Credit: Qantas
Qantas Airways has converted six more options for Boeing 787-9s to firm orders, which will allow the Australian flag carrier to retire its remaining 747-400s a few years earlier than planned. Qantas has already taken delivery of four 787-9s, and has another four scheduled to be delivered by the end...
Adrian Schofield

Adrian is a senior air transport editor for Aviation Week, based in New Zealand. He covers commercial aviation in the Asia-Pacific region.

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