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Avolon announces commitment to purchase 30 Boeing aircraft

12-Jul-2012 8:40 AM

Avolon and Boeing announced (11-Jul-2012) a commitment to purchase 30 737 family aircraft, bringing Avolon’s committed fleet to 135 aircraft. Avolon committed to purchase 10 737 MAX 8s and 5 737 MAX 9s, as well as 10 737-800s and reconfirmation rights for five 737 MAX aircraft. The commitment has a list-price value of USD2.3 billion. The 737-800 aircraft are scheduled for delivery from 2015 onwards, the 737 MAX aircraft from 2018 onwards. Once this commitment is finalised, Avolon's backlog will grow to 36 737s. Avolon's committed fleet now stands at 135 aircraft. [more - original PR - Avolon][more - original PR - Boeing]