Malindo Air, a Malaysian airline, has taken
delivery of Boeing’s first 737 MAX 8.
“We are thrilled to partner with Boeing to take
the delivery of the world’s first Boeing 737 MAX,” said Chandran
Rama Muthy, CEO of Malindo Air. “The Boeing 737NG fleet has served
Malindo well in its growth and we believe that the 737 MAX will
become the centerpiece of our fleet. These new aircraft will allow
us to go to further destinations and will play a key role in
providing lower air fares to our customers."
Every airplane in the 737 MAX family will
feature the new Boeing Sky Interior, highlighted by modern
sculpted sidewalls and window reveals, LED lighting that enhances
the sense of spaciousness and larger pivoting overhead stowage
“This airplane will change the face of the
single-aisle market,” said Boeing Commercial Airplanes president
and CEO Kevin McAllister. “The 737 MAX 8 is the best in its class,
providing unmatched performance and economics for our airline
The 737 MAX is the fastest-selling airplane in
Boeing’s history. To date, it has received almost 3,700 orders
from 87 customers across the world.
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