Ramerinianair From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 1486 posts, RR: 0 Reply 3, posted (9 years 3 weeks 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 1483 times:
What about WN buying the 737s. From the Beoing web site:
<"The Next-Generation 737-700 was launched in November 1993 with Southwest Airlines' order for 63 airplanes.">
It's larger than the 50 and interestingly, the smallest one I found was 10 orders for the 737-900.
Bustraveler From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 102 posts, RR: 0 Reply 6, posted (9 years 3 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 1177 times:
I think that when the article stated that the 50 orders for the 7E7 were the largest for a launch customer, they were referring to the purchase price. This, I would think, would be the largest launch order in terms of $$$$.
Flying-Tiger From Germany, joined Aug 1999, 4111 posts, RR: 39 Reply 9, posted (9 years 3 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 966 times:
All BS. Largest launch order was Crossair's Embraer 170&195 order for 60 + 140 frames. Another major launch order was the 60 + 60 728JET order from Lufthansa, and - even though not a whole new family was launched - Jet Blue's Embraer 190 order for 100 + 100 frames decently fits into this category. Another "award: which doesn't belong to Boeing...