TAROM Airlines – the national carrier of Romania – has today at the Farnborough International Airshow signed an order for five 737 MAX 8 aircraft.
The deal is valued at $586 million at current list prices, and is part of the Romanian carrier’s strategy to grow operations and its network.
TAROM Airlines chief executive officer, Wolff Werner-Wilhelm said: “This is an exciting time for TAROM as we upgrade our fleet and build strong partnerships that will benefit all of our passengers.
“The 737 MAX will provide our customers with exceptional performance, reliability and efficiency, with an extended range that will enable us to better serve our current routes and open new markets. This new acquisition represents a true statement of change for TAROM.”
The 737 MAX 8 incorporates the latest CFM International LEAP-1B engines, advanced technology winglets and other improvements to deliver the highest efficiency and reliability in the single-aisle airplane market.
Boeing Company senior vice president of commercial sales & marketeting, Ihssane Mounir said: “We are delighted that TAROM is joining the 737 MAX family as they grow their fleet and expand their network.
“When combined with support from our Boeing Global Services team, the MAX 8 will enable TAROM to offer a consistent and exceptional passenger experience while maximizing revenue potential at the best cost per seat in the industry.”