September 9, 2014
Ryanair to purchase 200 CFM LEAP-1B engines worth more than $1.3bn
Ryanair announced its commitment to purchase 200 LEAP-1B engines to power 100 Boeing 737 MAX 200. Boeing formally launched the airplane, a variant of the MAX 8 that can accommodate up to 200 passengers, on September 8th, with this order. Once finalized, the firm engine order is valued at more than $1.3bn at list price. Ryanair also has options to purchase an additional 100 LEAP-1B-powered 737 MAX 200 airplanes.