United http://www.kplu.org en Boeing wins big 737MAX order from United http://www.kplu.org/post/boeing-wins-big-737max-order-united <p>Boeing had a triumphant announcement today - a big order from United Continental for its 737 narrow-body airplanes, which are made in Renton. United is buying 150 737s, Boeing&#39;s popular single-aisle jet. Two-thirds of those planes will be the newest version &ndash; the 737MAX, which Boeing announced last August.</p><p>Boeing was rushing to catch up with its rival Airbus, which had already announced hundreds of orders for its new narrow-body plane, the A320neo. Randy Tinseth is a vice president of marketing for Boeing.</p> Thu, 12 Jul 2012 23:10:56 +0000 Ashley Gross 5581 at http://www.kplu.org