Ryanair announces agreement for 175 for Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft
Today, at a conference in New York, Ryanair and Boeing signed an agreement for 175 of 737-800 NG (Next-Generation) aircraft. The order value amounts to 15.6 billion dollars, calculated at the list price. Boeing is awaiting finalization of the deal to move to firm orders.
Here, the first quarter of 2013 brings huge orders for the two major aircraft manufacturers. Airbus can boast the 234 of Lion Air-controlled aircraft, and Boeing with the 175 of Ryanair-controlled aircraft.
Ryanair is one of the largest low-cost carriers in Europe. It owns a fleet of 305 Boeing 737-800 aircraft and operates to 165 destinations. Since the summer of this year, Ryanair will operate flights on Targu Mures - Pisa and Targu Mures - Brussels.