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  • Boeing, Southwest 737 MAX, NG Deal (By the Numbers)
    Posted by Robert Wall 12:10 PM on Dec 13, 2011

    Southwest Airlines will formally discuss plans for its 737 MAX purchase at 10 EST, but here are the details the company is already releasing:

    -- Southwest will be the launch customer for the MAX.

    -- Firm order is for 150 MAX aircraft.

    -- Options taken include 150 MAX aircraft.

    -- MAX deliveries to start in 2017.

    -- MAX deliveries (now on order) to run until 2022.

    -- MAX deliveries can be -8s or -7s.

    -- Deal inclues 58 more 737NGs (includes 25 converted options).

    -- Deal brings options order book to 78 NGs.

    -- Total Southwest 737 orderbook 350 aircraft.

    -- 737NG deliveries in 2012, 2013 and some in 2014 will be -800s, not -700s.

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    (Artists Rendering: Boeing)

    Tags: tw99, Boeing, Southwest

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