The first airplane Boeing-787 Dreamliner of Uzbekistan Havo Yollari (Uzbekistan Airways) underwent painting stage.
Photos of the airplane Boeing-787 Dreamliner in the colors of the flag of Uzbekistan were published at microblogging network Twitter.
The Boeing-787 Dreamliner will arrive in Uzbekistan in August during the celebrations of the Independence Day of Uzbekistan.
The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is a long-range, mid-size wide-body, twin-engine jet airliner developed by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. It seats 210 to 290 passengers, depending on the variant.
Uzbekistan Havo Yollari and Boeing signed a contract on purchase of two airlines of Boeing-787-800 Dreamliner and additional engine.
The cost of the contract is $246.4 million. Fund for Reconstruction and Development of Uzbekistan (FRDU) issued a loan for $223.2 million to finance the contract.
The new aircraft will be used for long-range international flights. The aircraft can carry out flights on route Tashkent-New York without stopovers. (UzDaily/Business World Magazine)