Paris Air Show – Boeing Launches the 737 MAX 10
The longest ever variant of the Boeing 737 has been announced at the Paris Air Show along with 240 orders for the type.
The newest member of the long-running and successful family is the 737 MAX 10, which will offer lower seat-mile costs than any other variant and a 66 inch stretch of the MAX 9.
“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,” said Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Kevin McAllister. “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 airplane has the capacity to carry up to 230 passengers.
To go with the announcement Boeing is announcing orders from a number of key airlines for the 737 MAX 10. So far they include BOC Aviation, CDB Aviation Lease, GECAS, Tibet Financial Leasing, TUI Group and SpiceJet.