Air Berlin said yesterday that it intends to buy 60 737-800s and revealed that dba, which it agreed to acquire in August (ATWOnline, Aug. 18), placed an order earlier this year for 15 737-700s. Boeing said the combined value of the 75 aircraft is $5.1 billion and noted that Air Berlin also has 10 unfilled 737-700s from a dba order announced in 2005. Overall, AB expects to take delivery of 85 737NGs valued at $5.7 billion from November 2007 through 2014. The manufacturer said it is "in the ...

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