Aer Lingus parent company finalises deal to buy 50 Boeing planes

IAG also secured options to purchase an additional 100 planes at a set price should they be required

Aer Lingus owner said that new planes were more fuel-efficient than their predecessors. Picture: RollingNews.ie

International Airlines Group (IAG), the parent company of Irish airline Aer Lingus, has finalised a deal with Boeing, the aircraft producer, to purchase 50 Boeing aircrafts, with additional options to buy 100 more aircrafts in the future at a set price.

The air travel giant purchased 25 Boeing 737-8200 aircrafts and 25 Boeing 737-10 aircraft, which can hold up to 200 passengers and 230 passengers respectively. The aircrafts will be delivered 2023 and 2027 and ...