Dallas, Texas 07/05/2013 (Financialstrend) – The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) is currently trading at $103.98, up by 1.06%. The intra-day range of the stock is $102.75 – 103.98. The market capitalization of the company is $78.89 billion.
The Boeing Company, an aerospace company, celebrated today the delivery of its first 787 Dreamliner. This delivery is the first of ten 787s for Hainan Airlines. The vice chairman of Hainan Airlines, Mu Weigang, said that today was a very good day for Hainan Airlines, since the most fuel-efficient and technologically advanced airplane in the world joined their fleet. This 787 Dreamliner will allow Hainan Airlines to open new routes from Beijing to North America and will provide its unique ‘Eastern-style’ five-star in-flight experience for its global passenger base.
The Dreamliner will be first operated by Hainan Airlines from Beijing to Haikou, on a domestic route. The airliner will subsequently deploy 787 on its North America routes, increasing the frequency of its Beijing-Chicago, Beijing-Toronto and Beijing-Seattle services, with the addition of several new destinations.
The senior vice president of Boeing Commercial Airplanefor Northeast Asia Sales, IhssaneMounir, said that the company isdelighted to celebrate another historic moment ofits long-term relationship with Hainan Airlines. Mr.Mounir appreciates the confidence that Hainan Airlines has shown in Boeing and is confident about the flexibility and efficiency of 787 that can help Hainan Airlines improve its position in the global aviation marketplace.
The 787 Dreamliner is a new airplane that features a host of technologies that provide unparalleled levels of comfort to passengers and exceptional value to airlines. It is the first mid-sized airplane with a capacity to fly long-haul flights, enabling the airlines to launch new routes that are preferred by most travellers.The Company operates in five segments.