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Fri, 4 September 2015

Jet2.com Finalises Direct Order for 27 Boeing 737-800s

Jet2.com, a British low cost leisure airline in the United Kingdom, has finalised an order with Boeing for 27 B737-800s, valued at approximately US$2.6 billion at current list prices.

Jet2.com currently operates an all-Boeing fleet of nearly 60 aircraft, however this is the organization's first direct Boeing order.

The aircraft will be used to take the company's package holiday and flight only customers to leisure destinations in the Mediterranean, Canary Islands and also to a combination of  European cities.

Philip Meeson, Executive Chairman of Jet2.com said, "Today's order for 27 additional 737-800NGs will be delivered over the next two years and will provide Jet2.com with the necessary cost effective, reliable and comfortable environment to allow us to build upon our already highly successful family friendly business. We are extremely pleased to have finalized this order for more of what has already proven to be a popular aircraft within our fleet.''

Jet2.com is a subsidiary of Dart Group PLC. The company commenced commercial aircraft operations in 1983 and passenger flights to sunny destinations from Leeds Bradford Airport in 2003. Jet2.com now flies over 3 million customers each year through a combination of package holidays and flight only services to 55 destinations across 364 holiday resorts from 7 Northern departure bases.

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