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Alafco commits $2.2b for 20 Boeing aircraft

Commitment to boost Alafco’s order to 40 737 MAXs

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Dubai: Boeing and Kuwait-based Alafco Aviation Lease and Finance Company announced on Monday a $2.2 billion commitment for 20 737 MAX 8s at the Paris Airshow, currently taking place.

Alafco has already unfilled orders for 20 737 MAX aircraft, and was one of the first Middle East customers for the 787 Dreamliner. When finalised, the commitment will boost Alafco’s order to 40 737 MAXs.

The company said the 737 MAX will help it meet demand in the single-aisle market for fuel efficiency, operational reliability, and efficiency.