Boeing and Dubai’s recently launched low-cost airline FlyDubai announced an order for 50 Next-Generation 737-800s at the Farnborough Air Show. Valued at approximately $3.74 billion at current list prices, the order will be added to Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries Web site at the next regularly scheduled update. FlyDubai has substitution rights to convert its 737-800 orders to 737-900ERs (extended range) in the future.
FlyDubai has ordered 50 CFM56-7B- engines valued at nearly $700 million at list price. The airline will begin taking delivery in 2009 and is scheduled to have all 50 aircraft operating by 2016.Email Post to a Friend