Irish budget carrier Ryanair has finalized its order for 100 737 MAX 200s and 100 options, confirming its status as launch customer for the high-capacity variant. The aircraft deal was announced as a commitment in September, but Ryanair needed shareholder backing to turn it into a firm order. After securing this rubber stamp Friday, Ryanair has wasted no time in cementing the $11 billion order with Boeing, with potential to increase to $22 billion if the options are firmed. “Ryanair is ...

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