FIA16: Six more 737 MAX 8s for Air Lease Corporation

Air Lease Corporation Boeing 737 MAX 8

Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has ordered six more Boeing 737 MAX 8s at the Farnborough International Airshow, bringing its total orders to 118.

The order is worth $660 million and three orders are new, with the others previously attributed to an unidentified customer. Boeing has orders for more than 3,200 737 MAXs and says it uses 20 per cent less fuel than first Next Generation 737s and has the lowest operating costs in its class.

Boeing Commercial Airplanes vice president of North America and leasing sales, Brad McMullen says: “ALC was one of the first leasing companies to order the 737 MAX, and we appreciate their continued confidence in the airplane. We’re thrilled to see ALC place the MAX with airlines all over the world.”

ALC has ordered 260 Boeing aircraft over the years including 118 737 MAXs, 75 737-800 Next Generations, 21 777-300ERs and 46 787 Dreamliners.