Boeing Farnborough Orders – Day 3

Malaysia Airlines orders 35 Next-Generation 737s

Boeing and Kuala Lumpur-based Malaysia Airlines today announced the airline has ordered 35 Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes. The order is valued at more than $2.6 billion at current list prices. The airline also has acquired purchase rights for an additional 20 Next-Generation 737-800s.

Malaysia Airlines Next-Generation Boeing 737-800

Today’s announcement was made at the Farnborough International Airshow by Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Scott Carson; Malaysia Airlines Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer Tengku Azmil Zahruddin; and Boeing Commercial Airplanes Vice President, Sales, South and Southeast Asia Dinesh Keskar.
The order, which brought the total number of Boeing 737s ordered past the 8,000th mark, was recently posted on the Boeing Commercial Airplanes Orders and Deliveries Web site attributed to an unidentified customer.

Aviation Capital Group Sign Order for 15 Next-Generation 737s

Boeing and Aviation Capital Group (ACG), a subsidiary of Pacific LifeCorp, today announced that the Newport Beach, Calif.- based leasing company has ordered an additional 15 Next-Generation 737-700s.
The order is worth approximately $934 million at list prices.
With today’s announcement, ACG has ordered a total of 96 Boeing airplanes — 91 Next-Generation 737s and five 787 Dreamliners. This includes 15 Next-Generation 737s for which ACG acquired delivery positions from Delta Air Lines in 2006. Of the 96 Boeing airplanes ordered, 89 remain to be delivered.
ACG’s current fleet contains 131 Boeing airplanes, including Next-Generation 737s, as part of the company’s portfolio of more than 230 aircraft.

Source: Boeing
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