Singapore Airlines converts B787-10 order to B777-9 order
Boeing and Singapore Airlines have reached an agreement in which the airline converts firm orders for fourteen B787-10s into an order for eleven additional B777-9s. At the same time the delivery of these aircraft has been pushed back to after Singapore Airlines' fiscal year 2026. The move ensures a deferral of up to USD 3 billion in capital spending in three years.
In total, Singapore Airlines now expects to take delivery of 31 B777-9s, with the first expected to arrive end 2023 or early 2024. The airline also has outstanding orders with Boeing for 31 B737-8s, fifteen B787-10s and with Airbus for fifteen A350-900s. For it's Scoot-subsidiary, Singapore Airlines has open orders for 29 A320neos, six A321neos and five B787-9s.
Illustration by Boeing.