The 737-800 aircraft, which ALC acquired from Pegasus Airlines, began delivering in May 2017 and will continue through the last quarter of 2017, ALC said in a press release.
The 737 MAX incorporates the latest technology CFM International LEAP-1B engines, Advanced Technology winglets and other improvements to deliver the highest efficiency, reliability and passenger comfort in the single-aisle market.
Boeing forecast that market could be worth $8.5 trillion over 20 years, growing at an average 4 percent a year.
Boeing's overall tally is a bigger number partly because it counts aircraft with 90 seats or more, whereas Airbus starts at 100 seats.
Tinseth also addressed the largely vacant capacity segment between the 737 and 787, for which Boeing continues studies on a new midsize airplane (NMA) that would cover far more market territory than the 757 ever did.
PARIS Aircraft leasing company Avolon announced a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for 75 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, and Avolon's chief executive said he would also consider Boeing's 737 MAX 10 models.
As the jumbo era ends at Boeing, the planemaker sees a new market emerging for mid-range airplanes overlapping the largest single-aisle and smallest twin-aisle jets. Order bookings have slowed for big twin-engine planes over recent months but Boeing said there is "a large wave of potential replacement demand beginning early in the next decade".
The US planemaker has dropped the category reserved for four-engine behemoths from its annual forecast for the commercial-aircraft market.
Airbus insists the double-decker A380 has a future due to airport congestion and predicts 5 percent of aircraft delivered over the next 20 years will be very large people carriers or freighters, even though it lowered its forecast. "Infrastructure hasn't grown with traffic", creating a need for larger narrowbodies, Tran said.
Airbus launched a new digital platform and Boeing forecast big growth in demand for technology and data to guide aviation industry decisions.
Ryanair carried 120 million passengers previous year with 1,800 daily flights to more than 200 destinations. I'm sorry, but you can't do it. Nearly 40% of the planes will go to customers in Asia, driven heavily by booming air traffic in China.
Boeing said in its 20-year outlook that demand for widebody planes, where it offers the 787 Dreamliner and 777 models, to reach 9,130 airplanes during the 20-year forecast period.