“The upcoming planes will be replacing aging models of the carrier’s existing A330, B777 and B747 currently in operation,” it said.
The delivery of the B787-9s will begin in 2020 and that of the B787-10s starts the following year, the company said, without giving the contract value.
With the orders of B787 jets, the Korean national flag carrier will be operating 40 B787 Dreamliners, including 10 existing ones.
Currently, it operates a fleet of 168 planes.
By Ram Garikipati and newswires (firstname.lastname@example.org)