Air Algerie enters into an agreement for 8 Boeing 737-800 Next Generation aircraft
On 6 January, Air Algerie (the national company of Algeria) has signed an agreement with Boeing for 8 aircraft Boeing 737-800 Next Generation. The order would be worth 724 million dollars, calculated at the list price.
Mohamed Salah Boultif, CEO of Air Algerie, said that this aircraft model is the main "pillar" of the fleet and hopes to receive the 8 units before the end of 2016. Air Algerie currently operates 17 Boeing 737-800 aircraft from a older generation. The 8 ordered planes will benefit from the interior Boeing Sky inspired by the model's cabin NEVER Dreamliner.
At the moment, Air Algerie owns a fleet of 42 aircraft and has an operational network of over 40 from destinations in Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and the Middle East. Air Algerie also owns 8 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.