The commitment includes a combination of 30 Next-Generation 737s and 50 737 MAX airplanes, valued at $8.38 billion at current list prices.
“China Southern’s commitment is a solid endorsement of the popularity of the Next-Generation 737 and 737 MAX,” said Ihssane Mounir, senior vice president, Northeast Asia Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
“We share an enduring partnership with China Southern and we are excited to see that the 737 airplanes will play an important role in their continued success.”
China Southern Airlines Company Limited is an airline headquartered in Baiyun District, Guangzhou. It is the world’s sixth-largest airline measured by passengers carried and Asia’s largest airline in fleet size and passengers carried. It is the fourth-largest airline in the world in domestic passenger traffic and the sixth-largest in scheduled domestic passenger-kilometres flown.
From its main hubs at Beijing Capital International Airport and Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, the airline flies to 193 destinations using a fleet of more than 400 aircraft.