CDB Aviation Lease Finance (CDB Aviation) has agreed to buy 42 Boeing 737 MAX 8s, 10 737 MAX 10s and eight 787-9 Dreamliners at the 2017 Paris Air Show.
CDB Aviation, the aircraft leasing arm of China Development Bank, signed a provisional deal for 60 Boeing aircraft including 10 of the latest member of the 737 MAX family. The company has committed to more than 300 Boeing aircraft since establishment, it took delivery of its 200th Boeing airplane in March 2017 and has an additional 74 737 MAXs on order, according to Boeing. Included in this MOU, the company has converted six of its existing 737 MAX-8 orders to 737 MAX 10s.
ALAFCO, a global provider of commercial aircraft leasing products, already has unfilled orders for 20 737 MAX airplanes and was also one of the first Middle East customers for the 787 Dreamliner. “Combining the increased capacity of the MAX 10 and the CFM International LEAP-1B engines offers our customers many benefits”.
“The 737 MAX 10 extends the competitive advantage of the 737 MAX family and we’re honored that so many customers across the world have embraced the outstanding value it will bring to their fleets”. “The 737 MAX… will play a key role in bolstering our fleet and advancing our global market presence to fulfill the vision”. “This is another demonstration of the popularity of our latest, fuel efficient 737 MAX and 787 airplane models”.