United adds 25 more 737 MAX aircraft to its order, total now 180

United Airlines announced today it is adding another 25 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to its order.

The total is now 180. The breakdown of specific variants was not announced.

The airline is also expediting the delivery timeline in order to retire less-efficient types as traffic returns.

United said it has moved up delivery of 40 previously ordered MAX aircraft to 2022 and 5 to 2023. It will now have 94 new MAX aircraft in its fleet by 2023.