Posted on: 22 August 2015 by Mark Howells
Boeing has delivered one of seven Next Generation 737-800s to Nok Air as part of the first order direct-purchased by the airline from the OEM.
Nok Air operates an all-Boeing fleet of 18 Next Generation 737-800s on lease and has an additional six on order with Boeing after today's delivery, as well as an order for eight 737 MAX aircraft.
“We are pleased to welcome additional 737-800 airplanes into our fleet as we continue to expand our regional and international route network,” commented Piya Yodmani, deputy CEO, Nok Air. “Nok Air looks forward to introducing Boeing's new 737 MAX 8 in the next couple of years. The new 737 MAX will build on the high-standards of the existing Next Generation models to deliver valuable savings in fuel efficiency.”
“Nok Air is a valued Boeing customer and we are honoured to deliver their first direct-purchased Next-Generation 737-800,” remarked Ihssane Mounir, Boeing’s SVP Northeast Asia sales. “Their commitment to Boeing's 737 family of airplanes is a testament to the market-leading efficiency and reliability of our airplanes.”