MIAT Mongolian Airlines, the state-owned national airline of Mongolia, and AerCap signed an agreement in May 2023 to lease two 787-9 /Dreamliner/ type aircraft for long-term operation. According to the agreement, the first 787-9 aircraft landed on 11 August at Chinggis Khan International Airport.
The second 787-9 aircraft will be received in the first quarter of 2024. The 787-9 is a long-range, wide-body aircraft with full passenger comfort, fuel efficiency, and the latest technological solutions. MIAT ordered 292 passenger seats (30 business, 36 premium, 226 economy).
MIAT plans to fly the aircraft to Frankfurt, Istanbul, and Seoul, and later to the United States.