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737 MAX 8

MAX 8s for Silk Way

Azerbaijani carrier Silk Way has place an order for ten Boeing 737 MAX 8s, valued at $1.1bn at current list prices.  The manufacturer had previously attributed the aircraft to an unidentified customer. “Silk Way’s success and profitability is a direct

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BOC Aviation Adds More MAX 8s

BOC Aviation has placed an order for 13 additional Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft.  The latest purchase agreement takes the lessor’s commitment to 209 aircraft from the Boeing Next-Generation 737 Family including 74 MAX 8s. “Airlines are attracted by the

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FAA Certification for MAX 8

Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 has been certified by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).  This paves the way for the manufacturer to begin delivering the aircraft to customers. Certification was achieved after a comprehensive test programme that took just over

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A Bumper Deal for SpiceJet

Indian low-cost carrier SpiceJet has placed a firm order for 100 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The contract, which was signed in New Delhi on January 13, also includes purchase rights for 50 additional jets of an unspecified type.  When

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More MAXs for Travel Service

Czech carrier Travel Service has finalised an order for five additional Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets, valued at $550m at current list prices. Travel Service, which already operates a fleet of 32 737s, initially placed an order for three 737

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Bumper Boeing Order from Iran Air

Boeing and Iran Air have reached agreement over an order for 80 aircraft. The Tehran-based carrier has signed a contract for 50 737 MAX 8s, 15 777-300ERs and 15 777-9s, valued at $16.6bn at list prices.  The deal is based

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Donghai Finalises Dreamliner Order

Shenzhen-based Donghai Airlines has finalised an order for five Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at $1.32bn at current list prices. The Chinese carrier announced at July’s Farnborough International Airshow that it intended to order 25 737 MAX 8s and the five

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Qatar Airways Selects Boeing

Qatar Airways has signed a multi-billion dollar order with Boeing for up to 100 widebody and single-aisle aircraft. The $11.7bn deal consists of 30 787-9 Dreamliners and ten 777-300ERs, increasing the Doha-based carrier’s firm commitments for the US manufacturer’s widebody

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MAX Order from Malaysia

Malaysia Airlines has been revealed as the customer for a previously unidentified order for 25 Boeing 737 MAX 8s. The deal is valued a $2.75bn at current list prices and also includes 25 purchase rights for MAX 8 and MAX

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Southwest Accelerates Classic Retirement

Southwest Airlines has brought forward plans to retire its Boeing 737-300s from 2018 to the third quarter of next year.  The Texas-based carrier said the “removal of the type” would simplify its operations and resolve uncertainty surrounding Federal Aviation Administration

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