Ten new Boeing jets are heading to the Land of the Midnight Sun.
Alaska Airlines (ALK) is purchasing 10 Boeing Next-Generation 737-900ER planes. This adds to the airlines fleet, which is currently made up entirely of Boeing planes. The list price for the deal is $990 million.
This new order brings the total number of Boeing jets on order from Alaska Airlines to 74.
This deal is another sign that Boeing is continuing to dominate the commercial aviation business. Numbers released earlier today show that the company is still beating its European rival Airbus.
The aerospace company will release its earnings for the third quarter on Oct. 22 — the numbers seem to indicate they’ll have another good quarter, following a report from the second quarter that saw soaring profits.