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What would have been Monarch's Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft had the aircraft not ceased operations (Photo: Monarch Airlines)

Monarch Orders 30 Boeing MAX 8s

On Oct. 31, 2014, Monarch finalised its order for 30 Boeing 737 MAX 8s, just seven days after the new owners were welcomed into the business. The order, which was originally announced at the Farnborough International Airshow in July, when Monarch selected Boeing as its preferred bidder for their fleet replacement, includes 15 additional 737 MAX 8s and marks the beginning of the transition to an all-Boeing, single-aisle fleet. The orders current listed price is worth more than $3.2 billion.…