Japan Airlines Group subsidiary Japan Transocean Air will order 12 Boeing 737-800s.
The new aircraft will replace its fleet of 13 737-400s. Flightglobal’s Ascend Online Fleets database shows that they have an average age of 17 years.
Deliveries will commence from 2016, and the deal is valued at $1.1 billion, based on list prices. The new 737s will be powered by CFM International CFM56-7 engines.
Boeing adds that as part of the agreement, JTA will have the ability to switch the order to the 737 Max series.
JTA is based in Naha, Okinawa and operates flights within Japan.