United Airlines close to an order for 150 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft and a reported 50 Airbus A321s.
The report from CNBC says the US airline is looking to upgrade its fleet at a time when travel is surging in the US.
“We do not currently have a deal in place with Boeing or Airbus to purchase new aircraft and do not comment on speculative aircraft orders,” United spokesperson Luke Punzenberger said in response to an earlier report carried by Bloomberg.
In March, United ordered 25 new Boeing 737 Max aircraft, as it prepares to replace aging jets and meet post-pandemic demand growth.
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