Malaysian Airlines Places $2.75 Billion Order for 737MAX 8s

By Juliet Van Wagenen | July 27, 2016
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Malaysian Airlines next generation Boeing 737
Malaysian Airlines next generation Boeing 737. Photo: Boeing

[Avionics Today 07-27-2016] Malaysia Airlines has ordered 25 737 MAX 8 airplanes, valued at $2.75 billion dollars at current list prices. The order, previously attributed to an unidentified customer, also includes purchase rights for additional 737 MAX 8 and 737 MAX 9 airplanes.

The Malaysian national carrier has operated almost every derivative of the 737-airplane family and took delivery of its 100th 737 in December 2014. Malaysia Airlines currently operates 56 737-800s.

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