Key Points:

  • Boeing and ACG announce a finalized order for a mix of 737-8 and 737-10 jets, making ACG's total order of 737 MAXs 47.

  • The 737 MAX family offers improved efficiency, especially beneficial for airplane lessors like ACG.

  • Both the 737-8 and 737-10 models emphasize a 20% reduction in fuel use and carbon emissions.

Aviation Capital Group Finalizes Order for 13 Boeing 737 MAX Jets

SEATTLE — Aviation Capital Group (ACG) and Boeing have officially confirmed an order for thirteen 737 MAX jets. Specifically, the order comprises seven 737-8 and six 737-10 aircraft. This enhancement of ACG’s fleet aims to cater to the soaring demand for fuel-efficient, single-aisle aircraft within the 737 MAX family.

Steven Udvar-Hazy, Senior Vice President and Chief of Aircraft Operations at ACG, commented, "Our bolstered commitment to the 737 MAX program is in line with our goal to offer versatile, fuel-efficient aircraft to our global airline clientele."

These particular aircraft models of the 737 MAX family are renowned for their exceptional fuel efficiency and adaptability. The 737-8 can accommodate 210 passengers and boasts a 3,500 nautical mile range. On the other hand, the 737-10, being the largest in the 737 MAX series, has a capacity of 230 passengers and covers a distance of 3,100 nautical miles. Notably, both aircraft types utilize 20% less fuel and produce 20% fewer carbon emissions than their predecessor models.

Christy Reese, Boeing Commercial Airplanes' vice president of Global Leasing Commercial Sales & Marketing, emphasized the environmental benefits of the 737 MAX. She noted, "ACG's varied 737 MAX lineup allows its clientele to manage a sustainable, efficient fleet. We are eager to assist ACG in delivering the aviation industry's most fuel-efficient aircraft to their airline partners."

Highlighting the environmental achievements of the 737 MAX, each model produces eight million pounds fewer CO2 emissions annually than the planes they replace. Additionally, the 737 MAX aircraft generate 50% less noise, further minimizing their environmental impact.