March 27, 2014
Japan Transocean Air places $260m CFM56-7B engine order for 12 Boeing 737-800NG aircraft
Japan Transocean Air (JTA) announced the purchase of CFM56-7B engines to power 12 Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes. The engine order is valued at $260m at list price. JTA will have the flexibility to switch to the LEAP-1B-powered Boeing 737 MAX. Based in Naha, Okinawa, JTA is a member of the Japan Airlines Group and a long-time CFM customer. The airline currently operates a fleet of CFM56-3-powered 737-400 airplanes on domestic routes linking Okinawa with major Japanese cities as well as other islands within Okinawa.