Indonesia's Lion Air Group has ordered 50 Boeing
737 MAX 10 aircraft.
The deal, valued at approximately $6.24 billion
at list prices, is the largest incremental order to date of the
MAX 10 variant.
"Lion Air is very excited to be a launch
customer of the latest version of the 737. This airplane delivers
a new level of fuel efficiency and operating economics and fits in
perfectly with our fleet of modern airplanes," said Edward Sirait,
President Director, the Lion Air Group. "We are proud to continue
our tradition of innovation at Lion Air as we again lead the way
with new airplane technology."
The Lion Air Group was first in the world to put
the 737 MAX 8 into service and the first to order the 737 MAX 9.
Last month, the group became the first to take delivery of a 737
MAX 9, using the airplane's added capacity to launch several
"We are honored that Lion Air Group, one of the
most innovative and fast-growing carriers, has once again placed
its trust in the 737 family," said Dinesh Keskar, senior vice
president, Asia Pacific & India Sales, Boeing Commercial
Airplanes. "With the 737 MAX 10, Lion Air will have a range of
efficient and reliable options to optimize their network to serve
their customers and grow profitably."
The 737 MAX is a family of airplanes that offer
about 130 to 230 seats with the ability to fly up to 3,850
nautical miles (7,130 kilometers). The aircraft are powered by CFM
International LEAP-1B engines.