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Boeing lands 737 deal from leasing company ACG

written by australianaviation.com.au | November 18, 2011

US leasing company Aviation Capital Group has signed on for 55 more Boeing 737s.

Boeing’s banner week continued Thursday as the US aerospace giant announced deals  for 55 of its 737 airliners from leasing company Aviation Capital Group (ACG).

The deal includes a commitment for 35 next generation 737 MAX single aisle jetliners and firm orders for 20 737-800s.

With the announcement, California based ACG brought its total orders and commitments with Boeing to 151 aircraft, including 146 737s and five 787-8 Dreamliners.

The 737 MAX, designed with upgraded engines to increase fuel efficiency, is scheduled for first flight in 2016.

Boeing has seen a run of major deals this week including an $18 billion order from Emirates Airlines  and a $21.7 billion deal with Indonesia’s Lion Air.

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