Russian company orders 50 Boeing 737s

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Posted: Oct 29, 2010 1:42 PM
Russian company orders 50 Boeing 737s

Boeing says a Russian company has finalized an order for 50 new 737s worth $3.7 billion at list prices.

Boeing and State Corporation Rostechnology said in an announcement from Moscow on Friday that they finalized the order first announced at a September forum in Russia. The order includes purchase rights for an additional 35 Boeing 737s.

The planes will be used by Russian airlines on domestic and international flights.

The 737 is Boeing Co.'s best-selling jetliner. About one a day rolls out of the factory in Renton, Wash. Boeing says it's increasing production to 35 per month in 2012 and 38 a month in 2013.