Alaska Airlines has placed a firm order for a total of 50 Boeing narrowbodies, including 37 of the re-engined 737 Max, in a deal worth $5 billion at list prices.

The commitment comprises 20 737 Max 8s, 17 -9s and 13 current-generation 737-900ERs and is the largest order in Alaska Airlines' history.

Alaska Airlines Max 640
Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines currently operates a total of 120 737s, including 30 older -400 models, according to Flightglobal's Ascend Online database, with the oldest dating from 1990. It has a further 25 737s on order.

The deal with Alaska Airlines takes Boeing's total orders for the CFM International Leap-1B-powered 737 Max to 858 aircraft.


Source: Air Transport Intelligence news