Boeing announced Monday a new high-capacity version of the 737 MAX, taking the 189-seater to up to a 200-seater, with Irish low-cost carrier (LCC) Ryanair the launch customer with a commitment for 100 aircraft plus options on 100 more. The new variant will be called the 737 MAX 200, Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and CEO Ray Conner said at a press conference in New York. Ryanair’s MAX 200s will be configured with 197 seats. Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary said the MAX 200s ...

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