Turkish Airlines Orders 95 Boeing 737s

By Paul Riegler on 9 April 2013
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Turkish Airways Boeing 777-300ER Aircraft

Turkish Airways Boeing 777-300ER Aircraft

Turkish Airlines and Boeing announced an order for 70 737 aircraft.  The order, worth $6.9 billion at list price, is comprised of 40 737 Max 8s, 10 737 Max 9s, and 20 Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes, and is the largest order in the airline’s history.

The agreement also includes options for an additional 25 737 Max 8s aircraft.

Last month, the airline announced plans to buy 117 Airbus A320 family aircraft.  In December, Turkish Airlines ordered 15 Boeing 777-300ER jets.  That order was valued at $4.7 billion.

Turkish Airlines, the national flag carrier of Turkey, operates service to 163 international and 41 domestic cities in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. It was founded in 1933 and is a Star Alliance member.

(Photo: Mertborak)


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