Air Peace of Nigeria made an order with Boeing for 10 737 MAX 8 aircraft during a signing ceremony in Lagos.
The carrier already operates Boeing 737s between major cities in Central and West Africa. It recently added Boeing 777s to its fleet, is looking to soon launch its international flight operations.
Air Peace Limited chairman and chief executive officer, Allen Onyema said: “We are excited to add the 737 MAX to our fleet as we expand our network to offer more destinations and serve more passengers.
“The fuel efficiency and superior operating economics of the 737 MAX will ensure that the aircraft will play a major role in growing our business in the years to come.”
The Boeing Company senior vice president of commercial sales and marketing, Ihssane Mounir said Africa is a growing market for commercial aircraft.