Uzbekistan Airways took delivery of its third Boeing [NYSE: BA]
767-300ER airplane on Saturday, October 4. The new 767 will complement the airlines current fleet of two Boeing 767s and two 757s. Uzbekistan airways now has six Boeing airplanes in its fleet and the new 767 will serve its international routes from Tashkent to Europe, Turkey, Greece, India, Asia and Pakistan. Uzbekistan Airways serves approximately two million passengers annually.
"We are looking forward to the addition of another Boeing 767 in our fleet," said Aziz Kadyrov, deputy general director, Uzbekistan Airways. "The outstanding performance of the 767 will improve our operating cost and give our passengers unmatched comfort."
The popular 767 offers the lowest operating cost per trip of any twin-aisle airplane. There are more than 822 Boeing 767 airplanes in service with 90 operators around the world. The 767 has accumulated more than nine million flights and has carried millions of passengers.