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Alaska Airlines Orders Five Boeing Next Generation 737-900ER Aircraft Worth $481M


Alaska Airlines (NYSE: ALK) and Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced today the carrier is exercising options to purchase five Boeing 737-900ER (extended range) aircraft. The five new aircraft are worth $481 million at Boeing's current list price. Two of the aircraft will arrive in 2015 followed by two more in 2016 and one in 2017. - - "Today's announcement supports our goal of growing Alaska Airlines 4 to 8 percent a year, profits permitting," said Mark Eliasen, Alaska Air Group's vice pres...Read the full story at

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