Air Peace orders 10 Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 airplanes

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Air Peace orders 10 Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 airplanes

Boeing and Air Peace of Nigeria today announced a new order for ten 737 MAX 8 airplanes (above) during a signing ceremony in Lagos (below).

Air Peace already operates Boeing 737s between major cities in Central and West Africa.

The airline, which recently added Boeing 777s (below) to its fleet, is looking to soon launch its international flight operations.

"Ojochide", Air Peace's first Boeing 777-300

Above Copyright Photo: Air Peace Boeing 777-31H 5N-BUU (msn 28680) DUB (Greenwing). Image: 943223.

The 737 MAX 8 is part of a family of airplanes that offer 130 to 230 seats and the ability to fly up to 3,850 nautical miles (7,130 kilometers). With improvements such as the CFM International LEAP-1B engine and Advanced Technology winglets, the 737 MAX will help Air Peace save more than 20 percent on fuel costs compared to its current single-aisle airplanes.

Top Image: Boeing.