June 8, 2021, Southwest Airlines (LUV) Announced that it will order 34 additional Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.
“Based on improved profit trends and an ongoing aircraft modernization plan, we recently signed a supplementary agreement with Boeing and placed a final 2022 order for 34 Boeing 737 MAX 7 aircraft (2022 option available. (2 aircraft were exercised and 32 options were subsequently accelerated and exercised) years), resulting in 234 confirmed orders for MAX 7 aircraft. ” statement..
Currently Southwest Airlines (LUV) Owns a total of 737 aircraft, according to data from planespotters.net. Most of the airline’s aircraft consists of Boeing 737 family aircraft. There are 462 Boeing 737-700s, 207 Boeing 737-800s and 68 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft.
In a statement, Southwest Airlines (LUV) Indicates that operating revenues worked as airlines expected and “showed a continuous increase compared to April 2021 mainly driven by improved leisure passenger traffic and fares.” I did.
In addition, the largest American low-cost carrier said it expects operating revenues to improve further in June 2021 based on current bookings.
https://www.aerotime.aero/vyte/28109-southwest-airlines-orders-34-additional-boeing-737-max Southwest Airlines Orders 34 Additional Boeing 737 MAXs