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Mon, 6 Nov 2017

Air China Takes Delivery of First Boeing 737 MAX 8

Air China has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX 8.

China's national flag carrier is the first airline in the country to receive the 737 MAX.

Customers throughout China will take delivery of nearly 100 737 MAXs by the end of next year.

Air China's first Boeing 737 MAX 8. Click to enlarge.

"Air China has been a longstanding valued customer for decades," said Rick Anderson, vice president of Sales, Northeast Asia, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "This delivery marks another significant milestone in our enduring partnership. We are confident that the 737 MAX 8 will play a key role in Air China's continued growth."

Boeing's partnership with Air China dates back to the 1970s and the airline's fleet now includes seven Boeing 747-8s, 26 777-300ERs, 11 787-9 Dreamliners and more than 140 Next-Generation 737s.

The 737 MAX is powered by CFM International LEAP-1B engines.

See also: Exclusive HD video interview with Steve Chang, Senior Vice President of China Airlines.

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