SINGAPORE, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Singapore Airlines’ regional carrier SilkAir said on Friday it has signed a letter of intent to buy new aircraft from Boeing worth $4.9 billion, making it the largest order in SilkAir’s history.
The agreement comprises firm orders for 54 aircraft and purchase rights for another 14, SIA said in a statement.
Firm orders will comprise 23 Boeing 737-800s and 31 Boeing 737 MAX 8s. The planes are scheduled for delivery between 2014 and 2021, it said. (Reporting by Charmian Kok)