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Malindo Air receives 737 MAX 8

Boeing has delivered the first production Boeing 737 MAX 8 to Malindo Air. The Malaysia-based airline will be the first to put the 737 MAX into commercial service. Malindo Air is currently a user of the Boeing 737 Next Generation. The new aircraft gives the airline the opportunity to go to further destinations. The airline […]

Silk Way orders ten 737 MAX 8s

Silk Way (Azerbaijan) has ordered 10 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The order is not completely new, it was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on the Boeing Orders and Deliveries website. The Silk Way Group includes 23 companies, including passenger and cargo airlines. It currently operates seven Boeing airplanes: two 767-300 Freighters, three Boeing […]

Iran Aseman to order 737 MAX

Iran Aseman Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Boeing for the purchase 30 Boeing 737 MAX airliners. The agreement also includes the purchase rights for 30 additional 737 MAX aircraft. When this agreement becomes a firm order, deliveries will begin in 2022. Iran Aseman Airlines currently flies an ageing fleet, including Boeing […]

FAA: ‘737 MAX 8 is airworthy’

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has certified the Boeing 737 MAX 8 for commercial service. Boeing expects to deliver the first aircraft in the coming months to Norwegian. The test programme began just over one year ago with the first of four airplanes. The 737 MAX 8 is the first of the 737 MAX […]

GECAS and Travel Service order more Boeing 737 MAX 8s

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric, has signed a contract for 75 Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes. The order was already booked in December. It is a follow-on order, which increases the GECAS firm order book for the 737 MAX to 170 airplanes, the largest of […]

LOT chooses Boeing 737 MAX 8

Air Lease Corporation (USA) will lease six new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft on long-term contracts to LOT Polish Airlines. The aircraft will be fitted with CFM Leap-1B engines. The agreement includes the option to lease five more new 737 MAX 8s, to be confirmed by early 2017. All eleven aircraft are from ALC’s order […]

Qatar buys 40 Boeing widebodies

Qatar Airways has ordered 40 Boeing widebody aircraft and signed a letter of intent (LoI) for 60 narrowbody 737 Max 8s. The narrowbody order includes 30 787-9 Dreamliners and ten Boeing 777-300ERs. The order is very welcome for Boeing in a slow sales year. Qatar Airways currently flies a mix of Boeing and Airbus aircraft. […]

MAS chooses Boeing 737 MAX 8

Malaysia Airlines Berhad has ordered 25 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The order was previously attributed to an ‘unidentified customer’. Malaysia Airlines also purchased rights for 25 additional 737 MAX 8 and 737 MAX 9 airplanes. The Malaysian national carrier has operated almost every derivative of the 737 airplane family and took delivery of its […]

Boeing announces 737 orders

Boeing has announced orders at Farnbborough from two airlines for a total of 29 737s. Four airlines ordered converted freighters and one airline finalised an order for 787 Dreamliners. – Air Europa ordered 20 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft at the Farnborough Airshow. The order was previously attributed to an ‘unidentified customer’. The 737 MAX […]