Low-cost carrier (LCC) Norwegian Air Shuttle will acquire two Boeing 787-9s—its first of the type—and is seeking to further expand its fleet with the -9 version to bolster new long-haul operations. The new aircraft are being acquired from new York-based lessor MG Aviation and are due to enter service in the first quarter of 2016. Norwegian currently has three 787-8s in operation, with five more due to be delivered—four next year and one in 2015. The new -9s will take the ...

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