Computer rendering of a 737 MAX 8 in ALAFCO livery. Courtesy, Boeing Kuwaiti lessor ALAFCO has finalized an order for 20 Boeing 737 MAX 8s, the first sale of the type into the Middle East. The order, previously announced at the Farnborough Airshow in July, is valued at $2 billion at current list prices (ATW Daily News, July 10). The aircraft will be powered by new CFM International LEAP-1B engines. Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and CEO Ray Conner said, “This is the ...

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