A great day for aviation in Angola: The first B777-300ER for TAAG Angola Airlines

Aircraft manufacturer, Boeing, will deliver a new 777-300ER airplane to
Angola Airlines (TAAG) on 14 June, the Angolan News Agency (ANGOP) learnt here Thursday.

ANGOP said the deal was disclosed to it by a source close to Boeing which indicated that the manufacturing company is completing delivery arrangements in Everett, Washington DC.

According to the source, the preparations included painting and testing of the equipment and systems.The airplane is the first of its model being purchased by TAAG, which will also purchase a second aircraft a month later.

Meanwhile, TAAG is making arrangements to purchase another two Boeing 777-300 aircraft.Currently, TAAG has three Boeing 777-200ER airplanes in its fleet for the Lisbon, Beijing, Dubai, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Johannesburg routes, while four Boeing 737-700 cover domestic and regional destinations.

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