- Commercial Aerospace
Big week for Boeing: jet maker announces its two largest-ever commercial airliner deals this week at Dubai
SEATTLE, 17 Nov. 2011. Leaders of the Boeing Co. (NYSE:BA) Commercial Airplanes segment in Seattle announced deals today worth $24.1 billion to sell as many as 380 versions of the company's 737 single-aisle jetliner, and eight 777-300ER extended-range widebody twin-engine jetliners. These purchases were announced during this week's Dubai Air Show in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Lion Air in Jakarta, Indonesia, is buying 201 of Boeing's future 737 MAX fuel-efficient passenger jetliners and 29 next-generation 737-900ER extended range aircraft in a deal worth $21.7 billion, and Singapore Airlines in Singapore is buying eight 777-300ER passenger jets in a deal worth $2.4 billion, Boeing officials say.