Transavia orders 20 Next-Generation 737-800s

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By admin February 13, 2015 21:06

Transavia orders 20 Next-Generation 737-800s

Air France KLM subsidiary, Transavia Company, has ordered 17 737-800NGs, including options for three additional aircraft. The order, valued at $1.6 billion at current list prices, was previously booked and attributed to an unidentified customer on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website.

The order will significantly support the growth of Transavia’s operations from France and the Netherlands. The airline currently has a combined all-Boeing fleet of 45 Next-Generation 737s.

“We have grown to become one of the leading low cost carriers in France and the Netherlands by effectively utilizing the unrivalled economics and unmatched reliability of the Next-Generation 737,” said Bram Graber, CEO, Transavia Company. “This latest order will provide us with a solid platform to grow our business, while offering our passengers outstanding value and comfort.”

“Through its growing Dutch and French operations, Transavia has provided European holiday makers with exceptional value due to the efficiencies it has been able to harness from its fleet of Next-Generation 737s,” said Todd Nelp, vice president of European Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. “Transavia has been operating 737s since the mid-1970s and it is a testament to the outstanding qualities of the 737 family that four decades of this airplane will remain the backbone of its fleet in the years to come.”

Transavia Company has six bases, with Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport and Paris-Orly Airport as its main hubs, serving 110 destinations in Europe and North Africa. Passenger numbers reached 10 million in 2014.

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By admin February 13, 2015 21:06