Ryanair to buy 25 high-capacity 737 MAX 8 airliners

The $3 billion order was previously listed as unidentified on Boeing’s Orders and Deliveries website.

EVERETT — Ryanair said Tuesday it has struck a $3 billion deal with The Boeing Co. for 25 high-capacity 737 MAX 8 airplanes.

“We are pleased to announce the exercise of 25 Boeing 737 Gamechanger options, bringing our firm order to 135 737 MAX 8’s,” said Neil Sorahan, chief financial officer of Ryanair.

The Dublin-based carrier expects to take delivery of the first Gamechanger in spring 2019.

The $3 billion order was previously listed as unidentified on Boeing’s Orders and Deliveries website.

“We are delighted that Ryanair is deepening their commitment to the 737 MAX as they continue to grow their fleet,” said Ihssane Mounir, Boeing’s senior vice president of Commercial Sales and Marketing.

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