Air Pacific placed an order for five 787-9s with three additional purchase rights. The first will be delivered to the Fijian flag carrier in 2011. The Dreamliners will replace two 747-400s and one 767-300ER. The airline plans to use them to fly from Nadi to Australia, New Zealand, North America and Japan. Retiring Chairman Gerald Barrack said the decision was reached after "many months of detailed study and negotiation," adding he was satisfied with the sale price the carrier negotiated but ...

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