Turkish Airlines has confirmed to ATW it plans to convert options for 15 Boeing 737-8 MAX aircraft for delivery in 2020. In May, Turkish finalized a firm order for 40 737 MAX 8s, 10 737 MAX 9s and 20 737-800NGs, valued at $6.9 billion at list prices. A previously announced order in April included options for an additional 25 737 MAX 8s, the largest Boeing order in the carrier’s history. CEO Temel Kotil told ATW last week the carrier operates a fleet of 251 passenger and cargo aircraft ...

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