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Jet Airways inducts Boeing 737 MAX into its fleet

Jet Airways inducts Boeing 737 MAX into its fleet

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 28 Jun 2018, 10:20 am

Mumbai, June28 (IBNS): Jet Airways on Thursday announced the induction of its first Boeing 737 MAX in its fleet.

The 737 MAX represents Boeing’s latest upgrade to its single aisle 737.

The 737 MAX has been specially designed to deliver exceptional performance and reliability with a fuel efficiency of up to 15 percent that translates into a lower seat per mile cost as well as an extended range.

"Performance is further optimised with a new and unique CFM LEAP-1B engine that incorporates leading-edge technologies such as a large 69-inch fan with lesser number of blades," a company statement said.

Commenting on the induction of the airline’s first 737 MAX, Vinay Dube, Chief Executive Officer, Jet Airways, said, “Arrival of the 737 MAX is a proud moment that marks the start of an exciting new chapter for Jet Airways and Indian aviation."

"The 737 MAX is a critical part of our strategy and is equipped to offer our guests the hospitality and travel experience they deserve. The induction of the fuel efficient 737 MAX will also enable us to meet our strategic ambitions of growth, enhance our operational reliability and reduce costs,” said he.