The first of four Boeing 787s for Biman Bangladesh Airlines will be taking part in the flying display at the Farnborough air show next week.

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The aircraft on display (to become S2-AJS) is one of four General Electric GEnx-powered 787-8s Biman has on order. It is due for delivery next month, followed by a second due in September.

The Bangladeshi flag carrier originally ordered its 787s in 2008 as part of a deal that included four 777-300ERs. At that time, the 787s were slated for delivery in 2017.

Biman's jet fleet is an all-Boeing affair, comprising seven 777s and four 737-800s. It also flies two Bombardier Q400s.

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The 787 has been a regular in the Farnborough air display since 2012, when Boeing decided to return to the flying programme with its commercial products after more than two decades of abstention.

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