Mon, 17 Sept 2018

Nigeria's Air Peace Orders 10 Boeing 737 MAX 8 Aircraft

Air Peace of Nigeria has ordered ten Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes.

Air Peace already operates Boeing 737s between major cities in Central and West Africa.

 The airline, which recently added Boeing 777s to its fleet, has plans to launch international flight operations in the near future.

"We are excited to add the 737 MAX to our fleet as we expand our network to offer more destinations and serve more passengers," said Allen Onyema, Chairman and CEO, Air Peace Limited. "The fuel efficiency and superior operating economics of the 737 MAX will ensure that the aircraft will play a major role in growing our business in the years to come."

Air Peace Boeing 737 MAX 8. Click to enlarge.

The 737 MAX 8, powered by CFM International LEAP-1B engines, is part of a family of airplanes that offer 130 to 230 seats and the ability to fly up to 3,850 nautical miles (7,130 kilometers).

"Africa is a growing market for commercial airplanes and we are proud that airlines like Air Peace are selecting Boeing aircraft to be part of that growth," said Ihssane Mounir, senior vice president of Commercial Sales & Marketing for The Boeing Company. "This order reflects the strong demand that we are seeing for the 737 MAX as airlines choose the airplane's superior performance and reliability."

The 737 MAX is the fastest-selling airplane in Boeing history, accumulating more than 4,700 orders from 102 customers worldwide.

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