Virgin Blue Airlines places $634.5 million order

SEATTLE, 13 June 2006. The Boeing Company has announced that Virgin Blue Airlines has exercised purchase rights for nine Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes. Deliveries of these airplanes to the Brisbane, Queensland, Australia-based carrier begin in 2008. The order is valued at $634.5 million.

Jun 13th, 2006

SEATTLE, 13 June 2006. The Boeing Company has announced that Virgin Blue Airlines has exercised purchase rights for nine Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes.

Deliveries of these airplanes to the Brisbane, Queensland, Australia-based carrier begin in 2008.

The order is valued at $634.5 million.

Virgin Blue operates an all-Boeing fleet of 52 737s and will use the new aircraft to replace leased planes in its fleet.

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