Canadian airline WestJet has ordered 14
additional Next-Generation Boeing 737-700s. The airline currently
flies an all-Boeing fleet of 81 Next-Generation 737s.
"WestJet pioneered low-cost flying in Canada
with a growing fleet of the world's most popular jetliner and has
emerged as a leader among the world's airlines," said Kevin Schemm,
Boeing Commercial Airplanes vice president, North America Sales.
"We value our partnership with WestJet and its continued
endorsement of the Next-Generation 737."
WestJet also plans to reschedule 16 leased and direct-purchase
"The new order of Boeing 737-700s will enable
us to continue serving our guests with one of the most modern
fleets in the air," said Sean Durfy, WestJet president and CEO.
"At the same time, we'll have enhanced flexibility to deliver on
our vision of becoming one of the top five airlines in the world
Including this latest order, WestJet has 54
additional Next-Generation 737s scheduled for delivery.
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