Blue Air, Romania's first LCC, placed an order for two 737-800s plus two purchase rights valued at $150 million at list prices, Boeing announced. The airline has a 787-800 arriving on lease later this year. "We have doubled our passenger traffic every year since starting our operations [in December 2004]," GM Gheorghe Racaru claimed. It currently operates one 737-500, two 737-400s and two 737-300s. Separately, Blue Air will launch thrice-weekly Bucharest Baneasa-Berlin Schoenefeld on March 31.

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