Icelandair increases 737 MAX order to 16 aircraft

Boeing and Icelandair have announced a firm order for 16 737 MAX airplanes, valued at more than $1.6bn at list prices.

The order, originally announced as a commitment for 12 airplanes in December 2012, has been increased to 16 airplanes and includes 737 MAX 8s and 9s, as well as purchase rights for eight additional 737 MAXs.

The announcement brings the total number of 737 MAXs ordered to date to 1,180.