TAAG Angola Airlines Boosts Fleet with Order for Boeing 787 Dreamliners

TAAG Angola Airlines is adding four fuel-efficient Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets to its fleet.

Boeing and TAAG Angola Airlines announce that the African carrier is adding the highly fuel-efficient 787 Dreamliner to its fleet with an order for four widebody jets.

On October 10, 2023, Boeing and TAAG Angola Airlines announced that the African carrier is purchasing four highly fuel-efficient 787 Dreamliner widebody jets for its fleet.

787s to Enable TAAG’s Fleet Modernisation and Expansion

Eduardo Fairen, CEO of TAAG Angola Airlines, expressed that their goal is to collaborate with top manufacturers globally to develop a multi-type fleet. “The 787 option aligns with our aim for modern, size-wise and efficient equipment. It will progressively replace our current widebody fleet and enhance our customers’ flight experience,” said Fairen.

Anbessie Yitbarek, Boeing’s Vice President of Commercial Sales and Marketing for Africa, highlighted that the 787 Dreamliner would enable TAAG Angola Airlines to expand its international network and open new routes. This move is a significant step in the carrier’s fleet modernisation plans.


Currently, TAAG Angola Airlines operates five 777-300ER (Extended Range) jets, three 777-200ERs, and seven 737-700s, serving 12 destinations across Africa, Europe, South America, and China.