Boeing, United Airlines Finalise Record Purchase

Issue: 6 / 2022

Boeing and United Airlines announced the carrier is investing in its future fleet with an order for 100 787 airplanes, with the option to purchase 100 more. The deal is the largest 787 Dreamliner order in Boeing history. United is also purchasing 100 737 MAX jets, exercising 44 existing options and placing 56 new orders. The airline’s current orders for Boeing jets have surpassed 530, including more than 430 737 MAX airplanes.

The 787 Dreamliner provides United with unparalleled efficiency and flexibility across its extensive network of domestic and international flights. The 787 also offers an impressive 25 per cent improvement in fuel use compared with the airplanes it replaces, depending on the configuration.

The 737 MAX family is designed to offer enhanced reliability and improved fuel efficiency in the single-aisle market. The 737 MAX reduces fuel use and CO2 emissions by 20 per cent compared to the airplanes it replaces, depending on the configuration.