Air Niugini has ordered four Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft at the Singapore Airshow. The previously unidentified order adds to the Papua New Guinea national carrier’s fleet of Next-Generation 737s and 767-300ERs.
Qatar Airways, which is the launch customer for the Airbus A350-1000, is looking to establish more long-haul routes from its home base in Doha to Asia when it takes delivery of its first -1000 in 2017.
Scoot CEO Campbell Wilson said the airline’s transition to an all-Boeing 787 fleet is enabling the Singapore Airlines (SIA) subsidiary to finally achieve profitability, and predicted the carrier’s financial performance will steadily improve.
Beijing-headquartered Okay Airways is set to become the Chinese launch customer for the Boeing 737 MAX 9, after committing to take 12 737 family aircraft and eight options, valued at $1.3 billion at list prices.