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Boeing has received more than 300 orders for new 737s at the Paris Air Show
It's been a pretty good week at the Paris Air Show for the Boeing Corporation and for Renton, with the announcement of several hundred new orders for Boeing 737 airplanes, all built here in town.
In total, Boeing has received orders or commitments for a total of 317 of the 737-series airplanes.
So far, Boeing has received the following orders:
• TUI Travel PLC orders 60 737 MAX aircrafts, valued at $6.1 billion;
• Skymark Airlines ordered four 737 MAX at $400 million;
• CIT Aerospace ordered 30 737 MAX 8 models at a cost of $3 billion;
• Ryanair ordered 175 for $15.6 billon;
• Oman Air ordered five 737-900ER model planes at $473 million;
• Travel Service committed to three 737 MAX 8 planes at $301 million; and
• an unidentified customer placed an order for 20 737s and 20 737 MAX aircrafts at a cost of $3.8 billion.
In addition, the company has received multiple orders for its 787 line of planes.
"The excitement and enthusiasm among customers, partners and suppliers for the products and technologies Boeing showcased across the commercial and defense businesses validated our commitment to innovation and customer focus," said Charlie Miller, vice president of international communications in a press release.