Boeing signs purchase agreements with Emirates, Air Tanzania and Sky One FZE

The United Republic of Tanzania has ordered one 787-8 Dreamliner, one 767-300 Freighter and two 737 MAX jets ©Boeing

Boeing has signed multiple new purchase agreements with various airlines, including Emirates which has signed an order for two 777 freighters at the 2021 Dubai Airshow, expanding the future capability of one of the world’s largest cargo airlines at a time of significant global demand for air freight. The freighters will be operated by Emirates SkyCargo, which currently operates an all-Boeing fleet of ten 777 freighters and also carries cargo on Emirates’ 134 777 passenger airplanes.

The United Republic of Tanzania has ordered one 787-8 Dreamliner, one 767-300 Freighter and two 737 MAX jets at the Dubai Airshow. The airplanes will be operated by Air Tanzania, the national flag-carrier of Tanzania, to expand service from the country to new markets across Africa, Asia and Europe.

Boeing’s wholly owned subsidiary Boeing Capital Corporation and Sky One FZE have signed a sales agreement for three 777-300 airplanes. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Sky One FZE is a privately held aircraft leasing company based in the United Arab Emirates. Sky One FZE has a diverse business portfolio, namely dry and wet leasing, maintenance, repair and overhaul services, pilot training, operations, Air Operator’s Certificate management as well as spares and logistics. The firm has a strong focus on growing airlines in Africa, the Commonwealth of Independent States and India.

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