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October 10, 2023

TAAG will add four new Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplanes to its long-haul fleet.

TAAG Angolan Airlines will add Boeing's popular 787 Dreamliner to its fleet, marking the airline's first acquisition of the aircraft. The inaugural aircraft delivery is due in August 2024.

Luanda, October 10, 2023, : Following the implementation of its Business Plan and fleet modernization, TAAG Linhas Aéreas de Angola placed an order for four new Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplanes to serve the company's continental and intercontinental routes starting in the 3rd quarter of 2024. These new planes are consistent with TAAG's ongoing "Customer Journey" initiative, which aims to enhance the product, comfort, and service, providing an unparalleled experience for TAAG passengers.
The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is distinguished by its exceptional comfort level, state-of-the-art technology, and appealing interior design. From an operational perspective, this aircraft is highly efficient in fuel economy and environmental sustainability, boasting a 25% reduction in CO2 emissions compared to its preceding generation.
It is important to note that the negotiations between TAAG's Board of Directors and the manufacturer were extensive, emphasizing securing optimal conditions for the company. As a result, the aircraft is now integrated into the innovative "sale-and-leaseback" scheme.
"Our goal is to partner with top manufacturers worldwide for the development of a versatile TAAG fleet that can cater to various types of flights, specifically on intercontinental routes. Choosing the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aligns with our aim to upgrade our fleet with modern, efficient aircraft that meet the size requirements for each route of operation." "We're on target to gradually replace our outdated aircraft and offer our passengers a superior flying experience," states Eduardo Fairen, the CEO of TAAG.
“The manufacturers were evaluated and negotiated with great rigor and professionalism, and the resulting terms and conditions demonstrate the international credibility of our Board of Directors and the confidence that the sector's agents have in TAAG's Business Plan. We would like to formally thank Your Excellency João Lourenço, the Head of the Executive Branch, for supporting TAAG. "Ana Major, CEO of TAAG Angola Airlines, expressed her gratitude to President João Lourenço for the support provided by the Presidency and the commitment of the Ministry of Transport, represented by Minister Ricardo Viegas D'Abreu, in making the process viable. This led to the historic partnership between TAAG and Boeing being finalized.

About TAAG Angola Airlines
TAAG - Angola Airlines was established in 1938 and is headquartered in Luanda, the capital city. For more than 80 years, TAAG has connected Angolans through domestic and international routes. The airline is globally recognized as a leader in the Angolan aviation market, boasting sustained growth and presently serving 12 domestic and 13 international destinations. Apart from transporting passengers, it also provides cargo transportation, which is increasingly vital for the development of the local ecosystem. TAAG takes great pride in its history, service, and commitment to continuous improvement.

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