European Airline expands B737MAX Fleet by 10

08th Mar 2022

AerCap Holdings N.V., on February 28, announced that it has signed agreements with Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA for the lease of ten new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft and eight Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft. The aircraft are scheduled to deliver in 2022 and 2023.

“We are delighted to support Norwegian’s narrowbody fleet renewal program,” said Peter Anderson, Chief Commercial Officer of AerCap. “The addition of these aircraft will help Norwegian grow their operations whilst maintaining its commitment to operate a highly competitive, fuel-efficient fleet of aircraft. We wish Geir Karlsen and all the team every success and we look forward to working with them as these aircraft deliver.”

“The addition of these aircraft will help us achieving our target of building a larger, modern and more fuel-efficient fleet. This will in turn enable us to deliver our products and services in a wide network of routes in the Nordics and to European destinations,” said Geir Karlsen, CEO of Norwegian.

The deal means Norwegian Air will have 80 aircraft in operation during next year’s high season, up from the current 51.

Source: AerCap Press Release

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