Boeing, SpiceJet Announce Order for 10 Next-Generation 737s

The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] and New Delhi-based SpiceJet today announced that the airline has ordered 10 Next-Generation 737-800s. The order, valued at more than $700 million at list prices, follows previous orders in February 2005 and August 2006 for a total of 30 737s.

The 10 737s will be fitted with Blended Winglets, which will improve fuel efficiency, increase range, and reduce CO2 emissions and takeoff noise.

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Ken Mercer
Boeing Commercial Airplanes