Boeing seals major 737 order with ALC
Boeing has signed a major deal with Air Lease Corporation (ALC) for 60 B737 MAX 8 and 15 B737 MAX 9 aircraft, plus rights for 25 additional 737 MAXs.
The order, sealed at the Farnborough Airshow, has a list-price value of US$7.2 billion and represents the first 737 MAX order by a leasing company.
“The 737 MAX is an excellent addition to our portfolio and the ideal complement to our growing fleet of Next-Generation 737-800s,” said Steven Udvar-Hazy, Chairman & CEO of ALC. “The 737 MAX represents a step-change improvement that our airline clients need to compete in the future.”
ALC has now ordered a total of 170 aircraft from Boeing including 75 B737 MAXs, 78 B737-800s, five B777-300ERs and 12 787-9 Dreamliners.