17 Nov '11, 5pm

Indonesia's Lion Air to buy 230 Boeing 737s

Indonesia's Lion Air to buy 230 Boeing 737s

NUSA DUA, Bali: Boeing announced the world's largest commercial order for aircraft on Thursday, with a deal with Indonesia's Lion Air for 230 aircraft with a list price of $21.7 billion. Lion Air and Boeing will sign a commitment for the aircraft, a combination of 201 737 MAXs and 29 737-900 ERs, in Bali on Friday morning with US President Barack Obama in attendance, Boeing said. The deal was announced soon after Obama touched down in Bali for the East Asia summit on the final leg of a regional tour partly aimed at drumming up markets for US products at a time of slow growth back home. "With 230 airplanes at a list price of $21.7 billion, this deal when finalised will be the largest commercial airplane order ever in Boeing's history by both dollar volume and total number of airplanes," Boeing said in a statement. By the face value, it would also be the largest any aircraft...

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