Boeing delivered the first 737 MAX 8 Malindo Air
16 May 2016, the date when the first Boeing 737 MAX 8 leaves Seattle's delivery center.
On 16 May 2017, Boeing and Malindo Air have signed an important tab for commercial aviation. The first Boeing 737 MAX 8 it was delivered. Despite some problems with the engines CFM International LEAP-1B, the delivery and testing program was not affected.
The first 737 MAX 8 Malindo Air
Malindo Air it is the first air carrier in the world with 737 MAX 8 in the fleet, being the first to operate commercial flights with this type of aircraft.
Kevin McAllister, President and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, is very confident in the new generation of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The 737 MAX family is designed to offer the highest flexibility, reliability and efficiency in the single-aisle aircraft market.
Each aircraft will be equipped with the new Boeing Sky Interior, highlighted by the larger windows, LEDs that enhance the feeling of space and more spacious storage areas.
So far, the aircraft family Boeing 737 MAX received orders for 3700 units from 87 customers worldwide, being the fastest growing aircraft generation.
About the first 737 MAX 8 Malindo Air we can say that 9M-LRC is registered and will fly in Batik Air Malaysia livery.