LE BOURGET, France, June 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE:BA] Business Jets announced the sale of the first BBJ MAX 9 today at the Paris Airshow. The BBJ MAX 9 was ordered by an undisclosed European customer and previously booked on the Orders & Deliveries website.
"We are thrilled to announce that the BBJ MAX 9 program is officially launched with our first BBJ MAX 9 order," said Boeing Business Jets President David Longridge. "While maintaining the unmatched cabin comfort of today's BBJ, the BBJ MAX's lower fuel use, increased range capability, updated flight deck, lower noise and reduced emissions enable the airplane to better meet the diverse needs of our VIP customers."
The BBJ MAX 9 sale marks the fifth BBJ MAX order. Boeing has previously booked four orders for the BBJ MAX 8 model.
Boeing Business Jets offers a wide variety of ultra-large-cabin, long range airplanes perfectly suited for the private jet market. The product line includes the BBJ and BBJ MAX family as well as Boeing widebody airplanes including the BBJ 787, 777, and 747-8.
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