Kazakh Airlines to buy nine Boeing airplanesStaff Writer | January 17, 2018
Kazakh Airlines affirmed its commitment to purchase Boeing airplanes under the terms of the $1.3 billion contract, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev’s press service said.
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Specifically, Kazakh air carrier SCAT Airlines ordered six Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes. With the first aircraft scheduled for delivery in March 2018, these will be the first 737 MAXs owned and operated in Kazakhstan and Central Asia.
In addition, Kazakhstan’s flagship air carrier Air Astana affirmed its commitment, under the terms of an existing contract, to purchase three 787 Dreamliners, which are scheduled for delivery in 2021.
Nazarbayev’s official visit to the United States started on January 16 and will last through Thursday. ■