Boeing and CDB Aviation finalized an order for 42 737 MAX 8s, 10 737 MAX 10s and eight 787-9 Dreamliners on 9 November 2017.
With this order Boeing surpasses 4,000 B737MAX in orders from 93 customers.
The order, valued at $7.4 billion at current list prices was announced as a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the 2017 Paris Air Show. The order includes a conversion of six 737 MAX 8 orders, to the 737 MAX 10.
CDB Aviation, one of the largest Chinese-owned aviation leasing companies, is part of the launch customer group for the 737 MAX 10, the newest member of Boeing’s 737 MAX family.
Based in Dublin, Ireland, CDB Aviation operates as a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co., LTD and features a committed fleet of over 300 aircraft.
Boeing 737 MAX is a narrow-body aircraft series of Boeing and is the fourth generation of the 737 family. The program was launched on August 30, 2011 and entered commercial service on May 22, 2017 with Malindo Air, Malaysia.
The 737NG -700, -800 and -900ER, are replaced by the 737 MAX 7, MAX 8 and MAX 9, respectively. The 737-9 is scheduled to enter service in 2018, followed by the 737-7 in January 2019, the 737 Max 200 in 2019 and the 737-10 in 2020.
The MAX is the fastest selling Aircraft in Boeing’s history.