ASIA Travel

Seattle's Alaska Airlines Orders 10 Boeing 737-900ERs

Home Search Send to Friend Latest Travel News Asia Tuesday, 7 October 2014

Seattle-based Alaska Airlines has ordered 10 Boeing 737-900ER (Extended Range) aircraft.

With this latest order, Alaska Airlines now has a total of 74 Boeing jets on order.

"We love having Seattle as our home and buying locally built airplanes is a point of pride for us," said Alaska Airlines' president and CEO Brad Tilden. "These new planes will allow us to serve our customers even better with improved in-cabin experience, including our new leather Recaro seats with added leg room, power outlets at every seat and larger overhead bins."

With a list price of $990 million, this order represents a significant investment in the long term success of Alaska Airlines.

Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Ray Conner, said, "It is always special for Boeing employees to see 'Proudly All-Boeing' written on the nose of an Alaska 737."

The new aircraft will not only allow network growth, but also enable further cost reductions by replacing Alaska's 737-400s with new 737-900ERs which are capable of carrying 25% more passengers while using the same amount of fuel.

See other recent news regarding: Interviews, Pictures, Videos, Alaska Airlines, Boeing, 737-900, Alaska, Seattle

Subscribe to our Latest Travel News Daily Email Free of Charge by simply entering your email address to the right. You can also receive the daily news service by WhatsApp, stay updated with our RSS Feed Free Travel News RSS Feed and even add the travel news to your website. Have questions? Please read our travel news FAQ.
Copyright © 1997-2019