17 June 2014
Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Turkish Airlines said they have finalised an order for 15 additional 737 MAX 8s, valued at USD1.6bn at list prices.
The order follows the announcement in May 2013 when the Turkish flag carrier placed the largest Boeing order in the airline´s history for 50 737 MAXs and 20 Next-Generation 737s.
Turkish Airlines now has more than 100 unfilled orders for Boeing airplanes; 65 737 MAXs, more than 25 Next-Generation 737s and 20 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes. The Istanbul-based carrier currently operates a fleet of more than 100 Next-Generation 737s and 15 777-300ERs.
Turkish Airlines currently serves 254 cities in 106 countries around the world from its base at Istanbul´s Ataturk Airport.