Boeing Co. (BA) Monday said BOC Aviation Ltd. (2588.HK) has signed an initial pact to buy 10 of the latest Boeing planes in an order valued at US$1.25 billion at list prices.
Taiwan's EVA Airways has become the newest "launch" customer for Boeing's 787-10 Dreamliner.
It's no secret that aerospace manufacturers talk to their customers before building a plane, but Air Lease CEO Steven Udvar-Hazy is going out of his way to push for a new Boeing plane.
Boeing Co said it would increase production of its workhorse 737 aircraft to 47 planes per month by 2017 from 38 now, a surprise move that analysts said boded well for the company, its suppliers and airlines.
Boeing pledged additional flight simulators in Asia Pacific, Europe and the Americas for next-generation jets including the 737, 777 and 787 Dreamliners.