LAN Airlines finalized its July order for 32 787s, with 26 purchased directly from Boeing and an additional six leased from ILFC (ATWOnline, July 16). Boeing said the Chilean company also has committed to acquiring four 777 freighters, two from the manufacturer and two from GECAS. The purchased 787s are a mix of -8s and -9s and are valued at around $4.5 billion at list prices, while those leased from ILFC will be -9s. The 777Fs are valued at approximately $250 million apiece.
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