The Boeing 737 MAX program is continuing to make steady development since reaching Firm Configuration on the 737 MAX 8 in July. Engineers have completed an assessment of the aircraft’s performance and now confirm that the new airliner has an additional 1 percent fuel-efficiency improvement over the 13 percent already promised to customers.
Boeing have announced today an order by Aviation Capital Group for 60 737 MAX aircraft. ACG’s order, consisting of 50 737 MAX 8 and 10 737 MAX 9 models, was finalised in December 2012.
Boeing and Aeromexico have now finalised an order for 60 737 MAX 8 and 9 aircraft, with reconfirmation rights for 30 additional 737 MAX orders.
Avolon has now finalised a firm order for 10 737 MAX 8, 5 737 MAX 9 and 10 Next-Generation 737-800 aircraft. The order, first announced as a commitment at the Farnborough Airshow in July, has a current list-price value of $2.4 billion.
Virgin Australia and Boeing have finalised a firm order for 23 of the new fuel-efficient 737 MAX aircraft – with options for four additional 737 MAX aircraft.
Boeing has unveiled the super-efficient winglet design which will be incorporated into the 737 MAX design and production system plans.
Boeing and Jakarta-based Lion Air today finalised the order for 201 737 MAX aircraft and 29 Next-Generation 737-900ER (extended range) airliners.
Norwegian have announced a firm order for 100 fuel-efficient Boeing 737 MAX and 22 Next-Generation 737-800 aircraft.
Southwest Airlines is teaming up with its longterm aircraft supply partner to become the launch customer of the new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.