The CEO of Boeing's commercial planes operations, Kevin McAllister, said Monday, June 19, that the 737 Max-10 will offer customers more flexibility and seating space. The new plane is five-and-a-half feet longer than the 737 Max-9, and can carry up to 230 passengers.
The new jet from Boeing is expected to be ready for airlines by 2020.
Boeing shares rose 1.3% in premarket trading.
The deal includes all three variations of the sophisticated F-35 Lightning II jet, a Lockheed spokesman said, CNNMoney reported.
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4. -- Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos and Apple Inc. (AAPL) CEO Tim Cook are just two of the top U.S. tech CEOs who will be meeting with Donald Trump at the White House to talk about modernizing government technology.
Many of the companies have refused to confirm their attendance publicly, in a sign of how sensitive their dealings with the Trump administration have become in a liberal Silicon Valley that loathes the president's policies on issues like immigration and climate change, according to a report from Politico.
The meeting will be the first for the American Technology Council, which was created by an executive order in May.
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