Icelandair adds Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft to its fleet

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Feb 26, 2019: Icelandair has received its first Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft on lease from Singapore-based aircraft lessor BOC Aviation.

The Reykjavik based carrier%u2019s MAX 9 aircraft will be powered by CFM LEAP-1B Engines.

%u201CFollowing the successful induction of the Boeing MAX 8 into our fleet last year, we are delighted to add the first of our MAX 9 aircraft and to assist Icelandair with its expansion and re-fleeting programme%u201D said Steven Townend, chief commercial officer (Europe, Americas, Africa), BOC Aviation.

Bogi Nils Bogason, CEO of Icelandair Group said: %u201CWe are very pleased to team up with BOC Aviation for the financing of our first 737 MAX 9 aircraft delivered from Boeing.%u201D

The 737 MAX 9 provides more seats and more revenue opportunities compared to the 737 MAX 8, concludes the carrier.

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