Boeing to sell 35 new 737 airplanes to Russia
ASSOCIATED PRESS October 30, 2012 8:26AM
Boeing is selling 35 of its redesigned 737 aircraft to a Russian state-run leasing company in a deal that would be worth $3 billion, if sold at current list prices.
The deal with Aviation Capital Services LLC, a subsidiary of State Corporation Russian Technologies, marks the first commitment for the new 737 from Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States.
Chicago-based Boeing says it’s working with Aviation Capital Services to finalize the details of the agreement.
The redesigned 737, which Boeing calls the Max, is a new version of the classic 737 equipped with a more efficient engine to lower fuel costs.