Turkish Airlines took delivery of the first of 25 Boeing 787-9s the Istanbul-based carrier has on order. The Star Alliance member also has options for five more. Originally, Turkish Airlines agreed to buy 40 787-9s in an LOI signed in September 2017, but reduced the number to 25 in March 2018. The 787s will be gradually added to its expanding fleet between 2019 and 2023. Powered by GE Aviation GEnx-1B engines, the 787 offers a range of 7,635 nm (14,140 km). The 300-seat 787s are ...

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