ILFC Become Largest Customer of Boeing 787 Series

Some people thought that might be the largest airline in the world is the largest in aircraft ownership.

Newest variant of Boeing, the 787 Dreamliner become new backbone for the aircraft maker company. Boeing states that International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) will be the largest Boeing 787 -8 and -9 Dreamliner customer.

Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner While Taxiing

Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner While Taxiing

ILFC ordered tens of aircraft from 2005 - 2007, the orders will split 41 units of Boeing 787-9 and 33 Boeing 787-8. In Q2 of 2014, ILFC confirms to add some more aircraft and cancel some of aircraft as well. For details, ILFC make 49 aircraft order for Boeing 787-9 and set down the Boeing 787-8 orderto 25 aircraft. So in total, ILFC ordered 74 Boeing's aircraft.

The power plant for the aircraft is not selected yet, but for existing order, Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 will be used for 4 Boeing 787-9 and another three aircraft will equipped by General Electric GEnx-1b engines. ILFC has not decided yet whether keep use Rolls-Royce or General Electric engines.

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