budget carrier Transavia has finalised an order for seven Boeing 737-800s, plus
three options, which were previously listed against an unidentified
customer on Boeing’s orders and deliveries
Amsterdam-based Transavia deploys a fleet of 10 737-700s and 19 -800s on routes to
destinations in Europe and Africa.
It has placed an order for seven
additional 737-800s, which it plans to operate from its key Dutch airports at Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Eindhoven.
Transavia chief financial officer
Tjero Zomer says: “This order is the result of a fleet
plan developed by Transavia
that provides for the fleet’s long-term optimisation.
new Boeing 737s are also
equipped with blended winglets, which together with the much lighter optional
carbon brakes can provide substantial advantages regarding fuel consumption and
the related factor of CO2 emissions.”
sales VP for Europe, Russia
and central Asia Marlin Dailey adds: “Transavia
was part of a select group of European airlines that helped Boeing bring the
next-generation 737 programme to market.”
values the order at approximately $523 million at list prices, adding that Transavia has the right to
convert the order to other model types.