Sun Express have ordered ten 737MAX-8 and on top of the 32 they already have on order. These were options from a previous deal, now firm orders.
Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s flag carrier has ordered thirty of the same type for FlyArystan. The airline is aiming to boost its regional operations in Central Asia.
The deals are said to be highly advantageous for the airlines as Boeing desperately needs to prove it can still get sales for the beleaguered aircraft.
There was also news that an unidentifiable customer has ordered 10 MAX7 and another 10 MAX10 but doesn’t want to go public yet.