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Boeing lands jet deals with Nigeria, Saudi Arabia for $9.3B

December 24, 2018 / Alexander Lowe

Flyadeal, a unit of Saudi Arabian Airlines, is committed to order 30 airplanes with options for 20 more in a deal that would be valued at up to $5.9 billion at list price. Boeing and Lagos-based Green Africa Airways announced a preliminary deal which once finalized will involve 50 firm orders for its 737 MAX 8 aircraft with an option to buy an additional 50, a deal that carries a list price of $11.7 billion (9.27 billion pounds).But industry sources said it could still pull off some deals before the close of the year, with leasing customers like SMBC Aviation among those eyeing the prospect of discounted prices as Airbus tries to narrow the gap and a deal not ruled out before end-year.Nigeria startup airline Green Africa Airways has pledged to buy up to 100 737 Boeing MAX 8 aircraft in the largest commitment that carries a total list-price of 11.7 billion USA dollars, US top aircraft manufacturer Boeing Company said Friday. The new airline has received its Air Transport License from th...