Boeing sells 15 planes to Turkish Airlines

Boeing sale totals $1.2 billion, involving 15 Boeing 737s.

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The cockpit of a Boeing 737-800 is shown off to the media by American Airlines April 13, 2009 at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport in Grapevine, Texas. On April 1, 2011, Turkish Airlines exercised its option to acquire 10 737-800s as well as five 737-900s from Boeing.

Boeing says Turkish Airlines has exercised options for 15 new 737s with a list value of $1.2 billion.

Boeing Co. says the planes will have the new "sky interior" with larger stowage bins and overhead space. The order includes 10 737-800s and 5 737-900ERs.

Chicago-based Boeing has received orders from 14 customers for a total of 305 extended-range 737-900s since the model's launch in July 2005.

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