Okay Airways announces order for Boeing 737 (Farnborough 2014) aircraft

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Within the event Farnborough International Airshow 2014, Okay Airways placed an order for 10 Boeing aircraft (6 units Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 4 units Boeing 737-800 Next Generation), worth 980 million dollars calculated at the list price.

Okay Airways, China's first privately owned airline, also announced that it will convert 5 737-800 aircraft from a previous order into 737-900ER (Extended Range).


Okay Airways is based in Beijing and based at Tianjin Binhai International Airport. Its fleet includes the 12 Boeing 737-800 and a Boeing 737-300 Freighter, which serves 40 for domestic destinations.

For continued development, Okay Airways strengthens its partnership with Boeing and opts for the most modern single-aisle aircraft. 737 MAX 8 will come equipped with one of the most efficient engines on the market, the model CFM International LEAP-1B. Compared to A320neo, 737 MAX 8 is longer by 2.2 meters and promises an operating cost of 8% lower. The 737 MAX project has exceeded the 2000 threshold of units ordered by 42 from customers, being considered the most successful launch in Boeing's history.

Neither 737-800 Next Generation is to be neglected, and 737-900ER comes to complement the 737 NG family. They are already on the market, and operators can enjoy more reliable and roomy aircraft with up to 31 seats.

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