Boeing Statement on Ryanair's Commitment to Order 175 Next-Generation 737s

Tue Mar 19, 2013 5:23am EDT

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NEW YORK,  March 19, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) is delighted that
Ryanair has announced a commitment today to order 175 Next-Generation 737-800s
for the airline's fleet expansion. When finalized, the agreement will be worth 
$15.6 billion  at list prices and will be posted to the  Boeing Orders &
Deliveries  website as a firm order.

"This agreement is an amazing testament to the value that the Next-Generation
737 brings to Ryanair," said Boeing Commercial Airplanes President & CEO  Ray
Conner. "We are pleased that the Next-Generation 737, as the most efficient,
most reliable large single-aisle airplane flying today, has been and will
continue to be the cornerstone of the Ryanair fleet. Our partnership with this
great European low-cost carrier is of the utmost importance to everyone at The
Boeing Company and I could not be more proud to see it extended for years to
come."

Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary and Conner will hold a joint press conference today
to discuss the announcement at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel (Starlight Roof), 301
Park Avenue,  New York, at  10:15am ET.

Contact:  

Daniel Mosely
European Communications
+44 (0) 208 235 5665
daniel.mosely@boeing.com

Tim Bader
Boeing Commercial Airplanes
+1 206 859-3633
tim.bader@boeing.com

 

SOURCE  Boeing

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