Boeing confirms 20 orders for 737 MAX from ALAFCO


Boeing Co said on Thursday that ALAFCO , the Kuwait aircraft leasing company, had finalized an order for 20 Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets valued at $2.0 billion at current list prices.

The order confirms a commitment announced in July at the Farnborough International Airshow in Britain. Boeing also said that Aeromexico had finalized its order for 60 737s, as previously reported.

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The contracts bring net orders for the 737 to 990 so far this year, and Boeing's total net orders for the year to 1009. (Reporting by Alwyn Scott; Editing by Tim Dobbyn)