Delta Air Lines Will Purchase Up to 130 Boeing 737 MAX 10 Jets
Delta Air Lines revealed today its plans to modernize its single-aisle fleet with new 737 MAX aircraft in order to meet increased demand and its long-term sustainability goals. The news was announced at a signing ceremony at the Farnborough International Airshow alongside Boeing representatives. The companies said Delta is ordering 100 737-10 jets, the largest member of the 737 MAX family, with options for an additional 30 airplanes.
The 737-10 will provide Delta Air Lines with the best per-seat economics of any single-aisle Boeing model, reducing fuel use and emissions by 20-30 percent compared to the airplanes it replaces. The jet can cover 99% of single-aisle routes around the world, seating up to 230 passengers with a maximum range of 3,300 nautical miles.
As part of today’s announcement, Delta Air Lines has also contracted with Boeing Global Services for a full interior reconfiguration of 29 Next Generation 737-900ERs in its fleet. This will support having these airplanes ready to enter Delta Air Lines 2025 summer schedule with fully refreshed interiors.
As one of the world’s largest carriers, Delta Air Lines operates a fleet of more than 850 mainline aircraft. That includes more than 450 Boeing 717s, 737s, 757s and 767s.