Boeing, Air Lease close $7.2 billion order


Boeing Co and Air Lease Corp said they finalized an order for 60 737 MAX 8 and 15 737 MAX 9 airplanes, with reconfirmation rights for 25 additional 737 MAXs.

The order, valued at $7.2 billion, represents the first 737 MAX order by a leasing company, Air Lease said in a statement.

The 737 MAX is a new-engine variant of Boeing’s Next-Generation 737, Reuters reports.