TAAG - Angola Airlines and Boeing have completed orders for three Boeing 777-300ERs
Boeing announced that TAAG - Angola Airlines completed the order for three aircraft Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range). Order value amounts to $ 895 million, at list prices, and includes purchase rights for three 777-300ER additional. TAAG will operate 777-300ER aircraft configured in 3 classes and with 296 seating capacity.
On the African continent, growth in the civil aviation segment continues to exceed the world average. Angola's economy is also growing at an accelerated pace, and the investment made in the three new aircraft is following the growing demands for air travel.
TAAG will increase the number of routes operated by the use of new aircraft. Routes to Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo (Brazil), Lisbon and Porto (Portugal) plus other destinations in Europe are included.
TAAG currently operates three 777-200ER and two 777-300ER aircraft from Luanda - Angola. The 5 aircraft are used on the routes: Lisbon ten times a week, Beijing once a week, Dubai twice a week, Sao Paulo four times a week and Rio de Janeiro three times a week.