737 MAX 8

Spectacular Arrival

LOT Polish Airlines marked the arrival of its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 with an impressive low flypast down the main runway at Warsaw Chopin Airport. The aircraft, SP LVA (c/n 64067), is the first of six examples of the

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Dubai: flydubai Increases its MAX Commitment

Low-cost carrier flydubai has signed a commitment for 225 Boeing 737 MAX jets, valued at $27bn.  The deal, covering 175 aircraft and 50 purchase rights, was announced at the Dubai Airshow where the airline’s first 737 MAX 8 had been

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First MAX Delivered to Chinese Customer

Air China has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX 8, B-1397 (c/n 60872).  The jet, which was handed over on November 3, is the first example delivered to a Chinese customer, with the Asian nation expected to be

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Malaysia Airlines Signs MOU for Dreamliners

Malaysia Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for eight Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners as well as eight additional  737 MAX 8 purchase rights.  The deal was announced during Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s visit to the US. The oneworld

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Japanese MAX Success

Japan Investment Adviser (JIA) has finalised a deal for ten Boeing 737 MAX 8s. The contract, valued at $1.12bn, follows a commitment to purchase agreement signed at the Paris Air Show in June.  Delivery of the first aircraft is expected

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Maiden MAX for flydubai

Low-cost carrier flydubai has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX 8, A6-MAX (c/n 60966).  The aircraft, the first of 76 the airline has on order, was handed over on July 31 making flydubai the first operator of the

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SMBC Strikes Lucky

Chinese low-cost carrier Lucky Air has agreed a deal for four Boeing 737 MAX 8s with lessor SMBC Aviation Capital.  The aircraft are scheduled to be delivered in 2018 and 2019. Ding Yongzheng, CEO of Lucky Air said: “After conducting

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Norwegian Becomes First European MAX Operator

Low-cost carrier Norwegian has taken delivery of its first two Boeing 737 MAX 8s.  The jets, EI-FYA (c/n 42830) and EI-FYB (c/n 42826), were handed over to the carrier at a special ceremony at the manufacturer’s Boeing Field facility on

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More MAXs for Ryanair

Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair has finalised an order for ten 197-seat Boeing 737 MAX 8s, valued at more than $1.1bn at current list prices, at the 2017 Paris Air Show. Ryanair now has 110 unfilled orders with options for 100

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Maiden Boeing 737 MAX Delivered

Malindo Air has taken delivery of the first Boeing 737 MAX 8, 9M-LRC (c/n 42985).  The Malaysian carrier will be the first to put the type into commercial service, after the jet was handed over at Boeing Field on May

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