Turkish Airlines announces intent to order 40 787-9 Dreamliners

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Turkish Airlines has announced the airline´s intention to order 40 787-9 Dreamliners, the company said.

The order will be reflected on the Boeing Orders and Deliveries website once finalized.

Boeing and the Turkish government also announced the Boeing Turkey National Aerospace Initiative, which is designed to support the growth of the Turkish aerospace industry, in conjunction with the targets set by Turkey´s Vision 2023, and strengthen Boeing´s presence in the market.

The initiative outlines a strategic framework that aligns Boeing investment and programs with the government, Turkish airlines, aerospace service companies and industry suppliers in the areas of research, engineering and skills development. It reflects Boeing´s confidence in the long-term outlook for Turkey as a significant market and a global industry participant.

Boeing has maintained a long-standing and mutually beneficial relationship with Turkey since the 1940s. Boeing is a provider of commercial jetliners to Turkish airlines and a significant and trusted partner of the Turkish aerospace industry.