China Southern Airlines Orders 80 Boeing 737s
Boeing announced that China Southern Airlines placed an order for 30 Next Generation 737 and 50 737 Max aircraft.
The order is valued at $8.38 billion at list prices.
Boeing says that the 737 Max is 20% more fuel-efficient that the first Next-Generation 737, with increased speed and range. The aircraft are also outfitted with new Boeing Sky Interior, which features sculpted sidewalls and LED lighting.
The 737 Max family of aircraft, according to Boeing, should deliver 8% lower operating cost than its main competitor, the Airbus A320 family, while the new winglet increases fuel efficiency by 1.8%.
China Southern’s aircraft will also be configured with Boeing Sky Interior, which features LED lighting, sculpted sidewalls, and larger pivoting overhead bins.
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