Posted on: 15 March 2016 by Mark Howells
Boeing has delivered Nok Air's 21st Next-Generation 737-800, marking the third direct-purchased aircraft of the type to be delivered to the carrier and the beginning of a new flight training programme for Nok Air provided by Boeing Flight Services.“We are extremely pleased to welcome another new 737-800 to our growing all-Boeing fleet,” stated Patee Sarasin, CEO of Nok Air. “The 737 provides us with the efficiency and reliability that is needed to succeed in today's competitive environment. This airplane will continue to form the backbone of our fleet and we look forward to providing our customers with the best flying experience onboard our new airplanes."Boeing's high quality flight training programme will continue to help us grow our flight crew as we look to meet the ever raising demands with the most outstanding team members,” Sarasin continued. “Our passengers deserve to be flown by the best pilots in the world and we are working diligently to see that our quality is excellent as our operations continue to expand.”Steve Taylor, chief pilot at Boeing Flight Services, remarked, “There is a growing demand for well-trained pilots in Thailand, and we look forward to working with Nok Air as they continue to expand their operations in the busy Asia-Pacific region”.
Boeing Flight Services provides flight, maintenance and cabin safety training as well as simulator support and services through a global network of campuses on six continents.