CHICAGO, Ill. (Metro) -- Boeing has 94 orders for 737 jets from Asian carriers, including a sale to a Singapore Airlines Ltd. unit that runs an all-Airbus SAS fleet.
Bloomberg.com reports SilkAir, Singapore Air's regional carrier, signed a sales agreement for 54 737s, including 31 of the new MAX 8.
It also took options for 14 more.
Meanwhile, a China Southern Airlines Company unit also ordered 40 737-800s.
The two deals have a combined list price of eight-point-three billion dollars.
Carriers usually get discounts.
The deal is another boost for Boeing as the company and Airbus scramble to revamp their narrowbody models to compete in the biggest segment of the global aircraft market.
The Chicago-based aircraft manufacturer has tallied more than 12-hundred orders and commitments for the planned 737 MAX since its introduction late last year, 649 of them signed as of July 26th.
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