Boeing Statement on TAM Airlines' Announcement of Four 777-300ERs

The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] is pleased that TAM [Bovespa: TAMM4, NYSE: TAM], Brazil's largest airline, has announced its intent to acquire an additional four Boeing 777-300ERs. Successful conclusion of negotiations would result in TAM operating a total of eight of the 777-300ER jetliners. TAM was the first Latin American carrier to order the popular 777-300ER.

The fuel-efficient 777-300ER is the world's largest long-range twin-engine jetliner and is capable of carrying approximately 370 passengers in TAM's three-class configuration, flying up to 7,930 nautical miles (14,685 kilometers).

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Nicolaas Groeneveld-Meijer
International & Sales Communications
Chuck Cadena
777 Airplane Program Communications