12-Oct-2012 11:04 AM

Alaska Airlines orders 50 737 MAXs

Alaska Airlines announced (11-Oct-2012) a firm order for 50 Boeing737 MAXs including 20 737 MAX 8s, 17 737 MAX 9s and 13 737-900ERs. The carriers CEO Brad Tilden said, “This order positions us for growth and ensures that we'll continue to operate the quietest and most fuel-efficient aircraft available for the foreseeable future. The aircraft subject to firm orders will be delivered between 2015 and 2022.Alaska Airlines currently operates 120 737s and expects to receive its first 737-900ER from an earlier order by the end of Oct-2012. [more - original PR - CFM] [more - original PR - Alaska Airlines] [more - original PR - Boeing] [more - original PR - Alaska Airlines Group]

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