According to reports, Honolulu’s Hawaiian Airlines have canceled A330-800neos order as they feel this is not most liked in the market
Hawaiian Airlines CEO Peter Ingram revealed that the company has now decided to order 10 Boeing Dreamliners instead.
Only Hawaiian Airlines reportedly put in an order for the airplane, which made the company to consider a different wide-body fleet.
Ingram said in his statement that both airlines have its positives and negatives but company want to follow the market trend.
Following series of rumors, the Hawaiian airline revealed this month that it had submitted letter of intent to obtain Boeing 787-9 airliner, with the first aircraft planned to land in the start of 2021.
Before that, the firm ordered six A330-800neo planes from Airbus in 2014.
Furthermore Ingram said that the company was fortunate to get a choice between two exceptional models for its flagship plane of the future, and everybody is thrilled about the prospect of adding the Dreamliner to Hawaiian’s fleet.
These Boeing Dreamliners will be equipped by General Electric’s GEnx engines will, and are planned to be utilized for Hawaiian’s long-haul Asia/Pacific and North America routes.
The company is planning to complete binding purchase agreements with both Boeing and GE later in 2018.
Moreover Hawaiian Airlines at this time operates a mainline fleet of 54 airplane, 24 of them are Airbus A330-200, it comprise 20 Boeing 717 narrow-body aircraft, 8 Boeing 767 wide-body jets and two Airbus A321neo planes.