Industry sources also said Airbus would soon announce an order for 10 of its A350-900 wide-body jets, while sources said on Sunday it was close to clinching a deal worth about $5 billion with low-priced carrier Viva Air Peru.Providing more reassurance for planemakers, Qatar Airways said it was sticking with plans to increase its fleet and routes, despite a diplomatic rift with four Arab nations which have closed their airspace to the company. Notably, Airbus COO for customers John Leahy issued a not-so-subtle jab at Boeing’s enthusiasm for its Max 10 commitments.
A rendering of Boeing’s 737 MAX 10 over Paris.BoeingOn Monday, Boeing launched the newest and largest member of its 737 MAX family of jets at the 2017 Paris Air Show.
The Boeing 737 Max 10 is the latest in the 737 Max series, and promises 230 seats for the single-aisle aircraft, and a flight range of 3,215 nautical miles.
XAutoplay: On | Off After months of secrecy, Boeing (BA) will provide an update at the Paris Air Show Tuesday on a completely new midmarket plane that’s meant to counter Airbus’ (EADSY) A321neo.
SpiceJet and Boeing today signed a memorandum of understanding for 40 737 MAX aircraft.
Leverkuhn said the MAX 10 now completes the MAX family and offers airlines great flexibility. Boeing claims the Boeing 737 MAX 10 will be 5% more efficient than its nearest competitor, which would be the Airbus A321neo.
The Lion Air Group is one of the world’s largest Next-Generation 737 operators and previously ordered 201 MAXs.
That would be the biggest deal yet for the stealthy warplane, set to make its Paris Airshow debut this week.
An artist’s conception shows a 737 MAX 10 jet flying over Paris. While Airbus and Boeing will again hog the spotlight at the Paris Air.
With the earlier order for 55 planes and additional 100 new 737-8 MAX aircraft, the no-frills carrier firmed up order for a total of 155 planes along with the rights to purchase 50 more aircraft comprising B737-8 MAX and wide- bodied ones, taking the total number of planes to 205. With the MAX 10, first teased in March by Boeing Commercial Airplanes sales boss Randy Tinseth, the company has certainly closed the gap.
For the time being, Canada’s Bombardier didn’t engage in any sniping over Boeing’s complaints over what the Chicago-based company called “dumping” of the C Series in the USA market.
The 15 737s are valued at $1.7bn (£1.3bn) at current list prices and will grow Monarch’s fleet from 30 to 45 airplanes, with the first delivery in 2018.