Boeing Issues Statement on Air Europa Decision for Up to 30 737s

Boeing today confirmed it has reached an agreement with Air Europa for the purchase of up to 30 Boeing Next-Generation 737 airplanes. Air Europa will place 18 firm orders plus options on an additional 12, all of them for 737-800 models.

Air Europa, headquartered in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, will use the additional 737s for both fleet renewal and growth. The carrier currently operates 27 737-800s and two 737-400s.

"We are so pleased to support Air Europa's success story," said Alan Mulally, president and chief executive officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "The unbeatable economics of the 737 will help Air Europa achieve its growth potential while comfortably and affordably carrying air travelers to destinations worldwide."

The Boeing 737 features the newest technologically advanced design in its class and is the category leader in reliability and operating costs.

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