Boeing, AerCap delivers Air France's 1st 787

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and AerCap, a global leader in aircraft leasing, has delivered Air France´s first 787, the company said.

The 787 Dreamliner is scheduled to be deployed on Air France´s Paris to Cairo route starting in January.

The Air France-KLM Group said it has ordered a total of 18 787-9s and seven 787-10s, with an additional 12 787-9s leased through AerCap. The arrival of Air France´s first 787-9 in Paris is part of the carrier´s continued renewal of its long-haul fleet.