The order, originally announced at the Farnborough International Airshow 2014 in July, includes options for 15 additional Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets and marks the beginning of the British carrier’s transition to an all-Boeing single-aisle fleet.

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Boeing had already previously accounted for the order on its Orders and Deliveries Web site, attributing the purchase to an unidentified customer.

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Ethiopian Airlines has revealed itself as the customer for a firm order for 20 Boeing 737 MAX 8s, the carrier also securing options and purchase rights for 15 more 737 MAX 8 jets.

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The 737 MAX 200 will be a variant of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 that will accommodate up to 200 seats. In addition to Ryanair’s initial 100-aircraft commitment, which Boeing values at $11 billion at current list prices, Ryanair has secured options to purchase another 100 737 MAX 200s.

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Singapore-based leasing company BOC Aviation has ordered 50 Boeing 737 MAX 8s, 30 737-800s and two 777-300ERs.

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The commitment, which Boeing values at more than $5.1 billion at current list prices, will be subject to the approval of the Chinese government and will be posted on Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries website once all contingencies are cleared, according to the manufacturer.

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Leasing companies dominated Boeing’s order announcements on the second day of the Farnborough International Airshow 2014, three lessors accounting for all of the firm orders Boeing announced during the day.

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Announcing the Okay Airways order for Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets and 737-800 aircraft on the first day of the Farnborough International Airshow 2014, Boeing said it valued the order at $980 million at current list prices.

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The manufacturer said that, when the deal was finalized, the commitment would mark Avolon’s first order for the Boeing 787 and would increase the lessor’s leasing portfolio of Boeing 737 MAX jets to 20 aircraft.

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Monarch Airlines has announced it is in the process of finalizing terms and working towards a purchase agreement for 30 737 Boeing MAX 8s, marking the start of a single-aisle fleet transition for Monarch to Boeing jets.

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Eastern Air Lines Group, Inc. says it has signed an initial order and placed deposits with Boeing for 10 Boeing 737-800s, and has secured purchase rights for 10 Boeing 737 MAX 8s. This appears to contradict Eastern’s January 28 statement that it would operate leased Airbus A319s and A320s.

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In addition to the BBJ MAX 8, the new BBJ family also will include the BBJ MAX 9, which will be based on the 737 MAX 9. Plans for a BBJ MAX 7, based on the Boeing 737 MAX 7, are still being studied.

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The order, which the manufacturer values at $6.5 billion at list prices, consists of 33 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft and 28 737 MAX 9 jets. Air Canada has also secured option on 18 more 737 MAX aircraft and rights to purchase another 30 737 MAXs.

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Japan Transocean Air’s new aircraft are scheduled to enter into service from 2016. As part of the agreement, JTA will have the flexibility to re-specify aircraft in its order as Boeing 737 MAX jets should it wish.

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South African carrier Comair Limited has announced it placed an order in December for eight Boeing 737 MAX 8s, which the manufacturer values at $830 million at list prices.

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Indian carrier SpiceJet has announced it was the airline that placed a firm order for 42 Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets previously listed on Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries website as being for an unannounced customer.

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Turkish carrier SunExpress has finalized an order for 15 Boeing 737 MAX 8s and 25 Boeing 737-800s, and has taken options on 10 additional Boeing 737 MAX 8s.

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The commitment, which Boeing values at $1.45 billion at list prices, will establish Nok Air as the first airline in Thailand to operate the Boeing 737 MAX.

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GE Capital Aviation Services, the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric, has been revealed as a previously unannounced customer for 20 more Boeing 737 MAX 8s and 20 more Boeing 737-800s.

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