Air China orders Twenty (20) 737-800s from Boeing

Last June 25, Air China has confirmed in a statement to the Shanghai Stock Exchange that an order for twenty (20) Boeing 737-800s will be delivered within 2013-2015.

It said the order is worth about $1.4 billion at list prices, but noted that it received “a significant price concession” from the manufacturer. The aircraft basic price comprises the airframe price, optional features prices and engine price. The aircraft basic price of the Boeing 737-800 in aggregate is about US$1.398 billion.

The aggregate consideration for the acquisition of Boeing Aircraft is payable by cash in installments.
The company said that the transaction will be funded through cash generated from its business operations, commercial bank loans and other financing instruments of the company.

Ryan Air's B737-800

The Boeing 737-800, the stretched version of the 737-700, was launched in 1994 and entered service in 1998. It can seat 162 passengers.


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