Newest member of 737 MAX family to be industry’s most efficient single-aisle airplane
Paris/Le Bourget, June 19, 2017: Boeing announced the launch of the 737 MAX 10 as the newest member of the 737 MAX family today at the 2017 Paris Airshow. The 737 MAX 10 will have the lowest seat-mile cost of any single-aisle airplane ever produced.
“The 737 MAX 10 extends the competitive advantage of the 737 MAX family and we’re honored that so many customers across the world have embraced the outstanding value it will bring to their fleets,” said Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Kevin McAllister. “Airlines wanted a larger, better option in the large single-aisle segment with the operating advantages of the 737 MAX family. Adding the 737 MAX 10 gives our customers the most flexibility in the market, providing their fleets the range capability, fuel efficiency and unsurpassed reliability that the 737 MAX family is widely known for.”
Prior the start of the Paris Airshow the new airplane had already gained wide market acceptance with more than 240 orders and commitments secured from more than 10 customers worldwide.
Design changes for the 737 MAX 10 include a fuselage stretch of 66 inches compared to the 737 MAX 9 and levered main landing gear. The airplane has the capacity to carry up to 230 passengers. Other changes include a variable exit limit rating mid-exit door, a lighter flat aft pressure bulkhead and a modified wing for low speed drag reduction.
Like Boeing’s other 737 MAX models, the 737 MAX 10 incorporates the latest technology CFM International LEAP-1B engines, Advanced Technology winglets, Boeing Sky Interior and large flight deck displays. The 737 MAX continues to be the fastest-selling airplane in Boeing history, accumulating more than 3,700 orders to date.
Aircraft offers substantial fuel efficiency
Paris/Le Bourget, June 19, 2017: Boeing and TUI Group, the world’s number one tourism business, today announced its selection of 18 new 737 MAX 10s at the 2017 Paris Air Show. TUI Group already had 70 unfilled orders for the 737 MAX and will convert 18 of these existing orders to the 737 MAX 10. The leisure group is the first European operator to select the latest member of the 737 MAX family of airplanes.
“Being the first to fly the new larger 737 MAX 10 in Europe means we’ll be able to take more customers on holiday in the most advanced, most comfortable and most fuel efficient aircraft,” said David Burling, Member of the Executive Board and responsible for TUI Group Airlines. “The continued modernization of our fleet and the delivery of the new 737 MAX, now including the 737 MAX 10, will support the delivery of TUI’s commitment to reducing the carbon intensity (CO2) of our operations.”
The 737 MAX 10 is the largest member of the 737 airplane family, the world’s best-selling jetliner family. The MAX 10 will be the most profitable single-aisle airplane, offering the lowest seat-mile cost ever in a commercial aircraft. The 737 MAX 10 has more range than today’s Next-Generation 737s and substantial fuel efficiency and economic advantages over heavier competing models.
“The 737 MAX 10 will provide TUI with the lowest seat costs of any single-aisle airplane in operation today,” said Ihssane Mounir, senior vice president of Global Sales & Marketing, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Like Boeing’s other 737 MAX models, the MAX 10 incorporates the latest technology CFM International LEAP-1B engines, Advanced Technology winglets, Boeing Sky Interior, large flight deck displays, and other improvements to deliver the highest efficiency, reliability and passenger comfort in the single-aisle market.
TUI Group, domiciled in Hanover and Berlin, is the largest integrated tourism group worldwide. The Group aims to operate Europe’s most carbon efficient airlines and has committed to reduce the carbon intensity of its operations by a further 10 percent by 2020. The Group operates six airlines across Europe and operates approximately 150 medium and long-haul aircraft, including more than 100 Next-Generation 737s and 15 787s. TUI serves more than 20 million customers in 180 destinations around the world, employing more than 67,000 people.
TUI will take delivery of its first 737 MAX aircraft in January 2018.