Norwegian Air Shuttle has inked an accord with International Lease Finance Corp. (ILFC) to lease four Boeing 787-9s. The carrier currently has three 787-8s in its fleet with five more -8s on firm order. It has also two 787-9s on order for delivery in the 2016 first quarter. The 787-9s it will lease from ILFC will be delivered in 2017 and 2018. All told, Norwegian is now slated to have 14 Dreamliners in its fleet by the end of 2018. “In order to run a competitive long-haul operation, we ...

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