Boeing and the aircraft rental company Aviation Capital Group (ACG) finalized this week an order for 13 single-aisle 737 MAX.
This order, which brings ACG’s backlog to 47,737 MAX, includes seven 737 MAX-8 and six 737 MAX-10. The MAX-8 version can carry up to 210 passengers in one configuration with a range of 3,500 nautical miles (6,482 kilometers), while the MAX-10 version, the largest model of the 737 MAX, can accommodate up to 230 passengers with a range of 3,100 nautical miles (1,852 kilometers).
“We are pleased to expand ACG’s commitment to the 737 MAX program. This additional order will enable ACG to offer highly fuel-efficient and versatile aircraft to our airline customers around the world“said Steven Udvar-Hazy, senior vice president and chief aviation operations officer at ACG.
A subsidiary of Tokyo Century Corporation, Aviation Capital Group is one of the world’s leading aviation asset managers, with more than 480 aircraft detained, managed and put into service as of June 30, 2023, leased to approximately 90 airlines in approximately 45 countries. Airlines, struggling with a limited supply of aircraft in the post-Covid demand period, are increasingly turning to aircraft leasing companies like Aviation Capital Group to bolster their fleets.