New Delhi, May 18, 2018: BOC Aviation has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 Max 8, with the aircraft leased to Turkish carrier Corendon Airlines.
Flight Fleets Analyzer indicates that that the jet bears MSN 64936, and was originally ordered by GECAS.
“This delivery represents a number of significant milestones for us, with the aircraft being the first addition of the Boeing 737 Max 8 to our fleet, the first Boeing 737 Max 8 to be delivered into Turkey and our first delivery to Corendon Airlines,” says Steven Townend, BOC Aviation’s chief commercial officer for Europe, Americas and Africa according to flightglobal.com
The lessor adds that it has a further 83 737 Max jets on order.
BOC Aviation’s first 737 Max delivery comes nearly one year after it took its first Airbus A320neo, which is operated by Indian carrier Vistara.