SEATTLE (AP) — The Boeing Co. has announced an order for eight 787-8s by Air Europa of Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
The order was previously listed on Boeing's Web site and attributed to an unidentified customer. It's worth $1.3 billion at list prices, but airlines typically negotiate big discounts on multiple orders
Air Europa also acquired purchase rights for an additional eight 787s.
According to a news release from Boeing, Air Europa will be the first Spanish carrier to operate the new 787.
Boeing has received orders for 857 of the new planes from 56 customers worldwide. Test flights are scheduled to begin by late June and deliveries in early 2009.