A Boeing 737 MAX 10 in Delta Air Lines liveryBoeing snagged the first big order at the 2022 Farnborough Air Show and it was a doozy.

Delta Air Lines agreed to purchase 100 737 MAX 10 commercial airliners with an option for 30 more. Deliveries are slated to begin in 2025.

The MAX 10 is the largest of the narrow-body family of 737s. Delta says the new planes will be 20% to 30% more fuel efficient than the airliners they are slated to replace.

Delta will configure the plane with 182 seats: 129 in standard economy, 33 in Comfort+ with extra legroom and 20 in first class.

Washington’s Department of Commerce has a large delegation of representatives and businesses at the Farnborough show. This initial order is a great start for Washington’s aerospace industry.

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