AMERICAS: Virgin Blue to purchase up to 105 737NGs

Virgin Blue Group has finalised a contract with Boeing for up to 105 737NGs that represents the biggest purchase in the Australian company’s 10-year history and the largest contractBoeing has landed in a year-and-ahalf. The agreement includes 50 firm 737- 800s with options to convert orders to either the -700 or -900, plus 25 options […]


Virgin Blue Group has finalised a contract with Boeing for up to 105 737NGs that represents the biggest purchase in the Australian company’s 10-year history and the largest contractBoeing has landed in a year-and-ahalf.

The agreement includes 50 firm 737- 800s with options to convert orders to either the -700 or -900, plus 25 options and 30 purchase rights. Deliveries are scheduled from June 2011 through 2017.