CIT Aerospace is “seriously looking” at placing an order for the -10, Jeff Knittel, President CIT Transportation Finance, said on the sidelines of the Paris Air Show.
He considers the aircraft to be a “natural extension of the family.”
launched the aircraft with orders for 102 from five customers on Tuesday. All except one (Gecas) has also ordered the .
“That is a comment about that market segment,” Knittel argued. “It is growing faster than short-haul.”
Nevertheless CIT placed its first order for theMAX. The lessor committed to 30 MAX 8s due for delivery in 2019 and 2020.