Transavia, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Air
France KLM Group, has ordered 17 Boeing 737-800s, including
options for three additional airplanes.
The order is valued at US$1.6 billion at current
The order will significantly support the growth
of Transavia's operations from France and the Netherlands. The
airline currently has a combined all-Boeing fleet of 45
"We have grown to become one of the leading low
cost carriers in France and the Netherlands by effectively
utilizing the unrivalled economics and unmatched reliability of
the Next-Generation 737," said Bram Graber, CEO, Transavia
Company. "This latest order will provide us with a solid platform
to grow our business, while offering our passengers outstanding
value and comfort."
Todd Nelp, vice president of European Sales,
Boeing Commercial Airplanes, added, "Transavia has been operating
737s since the mid-1970s and it is a testament to the outstanding
qualities of the 737 family that four decades of this airplane
will remain the backbone of its fleet in the years to come."
Transavia has six bases with
Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport and Paris-Orly Airport being its main
hubs. The airline serves 110 destinations in Europe and North Africa.
Passenger numbers reached 10 million in 2014.
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