14-Feb-2013 11:17 AM

Icelandair announces firm order for 16 737 MAX aircraft

Icelandair announced (13-Feb-2013) a firm order for 16 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft worth over USD1.6 billion at list prices. The airline originally announced a commitment for 12 of the aircraft in Dec-2012. The firm order includes both 737 MAX 8s and 737 MAX 9s as well as the purchase rights for eight additional 737 MAXs. Icelandair Group president and CEO Bjorgolfur Johannsson said, “The 737 MAX will complement our Boeing 757 operations seamlessly and allow us to continue our route expansion in the most fuel-efficient manner”. [more - original PR - Icelandair] [more - original PR - Boeing]

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