Boeing Launches Larger Capacity 737 MAX 10 At 2017 Paris Air Show
… Signs MoU With BOC Aviation For 10 737 MAX 10s
Boeing has launched the 737 MAX 10 as the newest member of the 737 MAX family today at the 2017 Paris Air Show.
This is just as it signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) with BOC Aviation for 10 737 MAX 10 airplanes today at the 2017 Paris Air Show.
According to the aircraft manufacturing giant the 737 MAX 10 will have the lowest seat-mile cost of any single-aisle airplane ever produced.
The airplane has gained wide market acceptance with more than 240 orders and commitments secured from more than 10 customers worldwide.
Customers will be announcing order details throughout the week.
Speaking on the launch, Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Kevin McAllister, said, “The 737 MAX 10 extends the competitive advantage of the 737 MAX family and we’re honored that so many customers across the world have embraced the outstanding value it will bring to their fleets. Airlines wanted a larger, better option in the large single-aisle segment with the operating advantages of the 737 MAX family. Adding the 737 MAX 10 gives our customers the most flexibility in the market, providing their fleets the range capability, fuel efficiency and unsurpassed reliability that the 737 MAX family is widely known for.”
The 737 MAX 10 continues the MAX family’s range advantage over competing models and will deliver five per cent lower trip costs and five per cent lower seat-mile costs.
Design changes for the 737 MAX 10 include a fuselage stretch of 66 inches compared to the 737 MAX 9 and levered main landing gear. The airplane has the capacity to carry up to 230 passengers.
Other changes include a variable exit limit rating mid-exit door, a lighter flat aft pressure bulkhead and a modified wing for low speed drag reduction.
Like Boeing’s other 737 MAX models, the 737 MAX 10 incorporates the latest technology CFM International LEAP-1B engines, Advanced Technology winglets, Boeing Sky Interior, large flight deck displays, and other improvements to deliver the highest efficiency, reliability and passenger comfort in the single-aisle market.
The 737 MAX continues to be the fastest-selling airplane in Boeing history, accumulating more than 3,700 orders to date.
Meanwhile, Boeing and BOC Aviation Limited have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for 10 737 MAX 10 airplanes, subject to internal approvals, today at the 2017 Paris Air Show.
According to Boeing the deal is valued at approximately $1.25 billion at list prices and will be posted to the Boeing Orders and Deliveries website once finalised.
BOC Aviation is one of the first aircraft operating leasing companies to order the newest member of the 737 MAX family.
The company has committed to more than 300 Boeing aircraft since establishment and it took delivery of its 200th Boeing airplane in March 2017 and has an additional 74 737 MAXs on order.
Speaking on the signed MoU , Senior Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Ihssane Mounir, “BOC Aviation and Boeing have been partners for more than 20 years, providing the very best airplanes to their customers around the world and the 737 MAX 10, with its lowest seat costs of any single-aisle airplane, will continue this tradition. We are honored that BOC Aviation has again placed its confidence in Boeing and the 737 MAX family.”
The 737 MAX 10 will be the most profitable single-aisle airplane, offering the lowest seat costs ever.
The entire 737 MAX family has been designed to offer customers exceptional performance, flexibility and efficiency, with lower per-seat costs and an extended range that will open up new destinations in the single-aisle market.
Like Boeing’s other 737 MAX models, the MAX 10 incorporates the latest technology CFM International LEAP-1B engines, Advanced Technology winglets and other improvements to deliver the highest efficiency, reliability and passenger comfort in the single-aisle market.
The 737 MAX is the fastest-selling airplane in Boeing history.