China's Okay Airlines orders Boeing 737 planes

FARNBOROUGH England (Reuters) - Boeing <BA.N> said on Monday that China's Okay Airlines had ordered six 737 MAX 8 planes and four 737-800 aircraft, worth $980 million at list prices.

The U.S. planemaker also said Okay would convert a previous order for five 737-800 planes into the larger 737-900ER, becoming the first Chinese airline to operate the 180-215-seat aircraft.

(Reporting by Tim Hepher; editing by Jason Neely)