July 12, 2012
United Airlines buys 100 737 MAXs, 50 Next-Generation 737s, worth $14.7bn
Boeing reported an order from United Continental Holdings and its wholly owned subsidiary, United Air Lines, for 100 advanced LEAP-1B-powered Boeing 737MAX airplanes and an additional 50 CFM56-7B-powered Boeing Next Generation 737-900ERs. United is the latest carrier to choose the newest member of the 737 family, which now eclipsed 10,000 orders overall. United is the North American launch customer for the 737 MAX9. The order continues the momentum for the 737 MAX, which now has more than 1,200 orders and commitments from 18 customers. Counting all variants, the 737 program now stands at 10,039 orders.