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Farnborough: Boeing Announces Commitments for 73 737 MAXs

Farnborough: Boeing Announces Commitments for 73 737 MAXs
July 18
11:32 2018

FARNBOROUGH — Boeing concluded Day Three at the Farnborough International Airshow by announcing that four unidentified customers have signed commitments for a total of 73 737 MAX airplanes.

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The order is split between one carrier that has committed to 40 of the high-capacity version of the MAX 8 and three other customers that have ordered 33 737 MAX aircraft of which the types are unknown.


“Today’s announcement is yet more proof of the strong demand that we continue to see around the world for the 737 MAX airplane family,” said Ihssane Mounir, Senior Vice President of Commercial Sales and Marketing for The Boeing Company.

“The best-in-class capabilities of the 737 MAX – its superior efficiency, reliability and passenger comfort – are driving the long-term success of this popular program,” he concluded.

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The commitments add to an already impressive three days at the Farnborough Airshow where Boeing saw their Boeing 737 MAX backlog increase by several hundred aircraft.

Just today, Vietnamese carrier VietJet signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 100 Boeing 737 MAX 10 aircraft.

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To date, the Boeing 737 MAX program has accumulated nearly 4,700 orders from more than 100 customers worldwide.

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Benjamin Bearup

Aviation journalist from Atlanta, Georgia. Business student at the University of Georgia with a passion for aviation business management. @TheAviationBeat

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