Colombia-based Avianca has taken delivery of its first of 15 Boeing 787-8s. Avianca originally placed the 787 order in 2007, becoming the first South American carrier to order the aircraft. “The addition of the first Boeing 787-8 to Avianca's fleet is a milestone for commercial aviation and for our airline, which strives to bring the most advanced aviation technology to our passengers,” Avianca president and CEO Fabio Villegas Ramirez said. “With this aircraft, we ...

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