SunExpress exercises its options for 10 additional Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes

Boeing made this announcement:

SunExpress is exercising options for 10 additional Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes to continue renewing its fleet and growing its position in the leisure travel industry, the airline and Boeing announced today at the Dubai Airshow.

The purchase, valued at $1.2 billion according to list prices, adds to a previous SunExpress order for 32 MAX airplanes.

Last year, SunExpress’ passenger count climbed to nearly 10 million across roughly 100 destinations.