Boeing [NYSE: BA] today confirmed that a 787-9 Dreamliner, to be delivered to Vietnam Airlines, will participate in the flying display at the Paris Air Show, which runs June 15-21.
Boeing and China Airlines will display a 777-300ER (Extended Range), showcasing the airline’s stylish, innovative interior.
Additionally, Boeing customers and partners will bring several aircraft to Le Bourget, the show’s long-time venue outside Paris. Qatar Airways plans to present a 787-8 Dreamliner on static display. The U.S. Department of Defense is scheduled to display the P-8A anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare aircraft, the CH-47F Chinook helicopter, and the F-15E Strike Eagle fighter.
Boeing will hold a series of briefings for the news media during the show. Accredited members of the media should check the daily briefing and announcement schedule at the Media Centre and the Boeing media chalet, located in chalet row A324 for updates.
Monday, June 15
- 10.00 China Airlines – Boeing Media Chalet Theatre (A324)
China Airlines Chairman H.H. Sun and Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Ray Conner introduce the airline’s newest 777-300ER and how it will shape the Taiwanese flag carrier’s outlook on the market. Media will have opportunity to tour aircraft immediately after the briefing.
- 12.45 Commercial Airplanes Innovation – Boeing Media Chalet Theatre (A324)
Mike Sinnett, vice president of Product Development, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, will present exciting new opportunities that will improve the efficiency, economics and environmental performance of future Boeing products.
Tuesday, June 16
- 10.00 Boeing Commercial Airplanes Update – Auditorium (Conference Centre Hall 1A)
Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Ray Conner assesses current industry and market conditions and provides an update on Boeing commercial airplane products and services, development programs and product investments.
- 12.00 Commercial Airplanes Development – Boeing Media Chalet Theatre (A324)
Scott Fancher, senior vice president and general manager, Airplane Development, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, provides an update on the company’s newest commercial airplanes currently in development: the 737 MAX, 787-10 Dreamliner and 777X.