Boeing 737-800 Order By Norwegian Air Shuttle Worth $1.2B At The 2011 Paris Air Show

By on Jun 21, 2011 in Business, Europe, Travel, World Comments
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Norwegian Air Shuttle (NAS) has announced, at the 2011 Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, that it has placed an order of 15 units of Boeing 737-800 aircraft reportedly worth $1.2 billion on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 , according to a published report at the Boeing official website.

The Boeing 737 planes, described by NAS CEO Bjorn Kjos as ‘fantastic’, are expected to be delivered from 2015 to 2018.

Earlier in May, NAS has also acquired three Boeing 787 Dreamliners.

Boeing 737-800 planes, described as efficient and emits less pollution, can carry up to 189 passengers.

On Monday, NAS rival SAS AB announced its 30 A320neo order from Airbus worth $2.8 billion.

As of posting, Airbus and Boeing has already received orders for 198 aircraft worth $25 billion since the opening of the 2011 Paris Air Show on Monday, June 20.

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