IAG Group completes agreement to purchase 150 state-of-the-art Boeing 737 aircraft

The IAG Group’s decision to choose Boeing 737 aircraft was due to the high capacity of the aircraft and due to the environmental performance known for the most efficient fuel efficiency and utilization.

Boeing 737-10 aircraft. PR photo

Aviation Group IAGWhich includes the airlines British Airways, Iberia, Air Lingus And others are completing the huge deal to purchase up to 150 new Boeing 737 aircraft.

“The addition of new Boeing 737 aircraft is an important part of the renewal of the fleet of aircraft used for short-haul IAG flights. The new aircraft are new generation 737s, more fuel efficient than the fleet of aircraft they will replace, and will allow us to continue our commitment to achieve zero zero carbon emissions by 2050. ” said Luis GalgoCEO of IAG.

The new aircraft will allow airlines to increase revenue potential and reduce fuel consumption. The large model, of the 737-10 Boeing aircraft can fly up to 230 passengers in a single-class configuration, and can fly up to 3,300 miles. The fuel-efficient aircraft can cover 99% of the short-haul routes on which old aircraft fly today, including Boeing 757s.

“The IAG Group’s choice of Boeing 737-8-200 and Boeing 737-10 models will ensure companies a highly efficient and profitable utilization as both versions will significantly reduce operating costs and CO2 emissions,” he said. Stan floor, President and CEO of Boeing Commercial. Planes. “Today’s agreement for up to 150 aircraft, including 100 options, is a welcome addition to the 737 for IAG’s short flight fleets and reflects our commitment to support the network’s recovery and future growth with Boeing’s unrivaled aircraft family.”

The 737 combines CFM International LEAP-1B engines with the latest technology, advanced technology wings and other enhancements to provide the highest efficiency, reliability and comfort to passengers in the one-way market. The 737 family is on average 14% more economical than today’s most efficient Next Generation 737s and 20% more efficient than the original Next-Generation 737s when they entered service.

Today’s announcement completes IAG’s commitment to order Boeing 737 aircraft at the Paris Air Show in 2019 and is subject to IAG’s shareholder approval.

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