For the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, Argentine Aerolines got a new one Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, the company said Monday. The new jet liner, the registration LV-KEJ, is the sixth model to enter the fleet, and it is currently undergoing painting. Let’s explore further.
The newest MAX
Aerolíneas Argentinas received a new Boeing 737 MAX 8 on Monday, resuming deliveries of the aircraft model four years later. The last MAX jet liner to receive Aerolíneas Argentinas Boeing arrived June 8, 2018 (registration LV-HKW).
Pablo Ceriani, CEO of Aerolíneas Argentinas, said:
“It is a great joy to get another zero-kilometer aircraft that will further improve the domestic and regional network with improved performance, autonomy and significant savings in aviation fuel consumption.”
Currently, Aerolíneas Argentinas has a fleet of 78 aircraft, including nine Airbus A330-200s, eight Boeing 737-700s, 29 Boeing 737-800s, five MAX 8s and 26 Embraer E190s inherited from 2 Australmer002s.
Argentina’s newest state-owned aircraft arrived on Saturday, June 25th. The LV-KEJ registration jet on Friday left Boeing facilities in Seattle and flew to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, where it stayed overnight. Then, on Saturday, the crew flew to Buenos Aires in a continuous seven-hour flight before landing at Essex International Airport (EZE).
The new Boeing 737 MAX and Airbus 330 are scheduled to arrive in the coming months. bringing the total number of the company ‘s aircraft to 80after scheduled flights of two Airbus 330s and two Boeing 737s with several years of service at the airline.
Configuration and benefits
The new Aerolíneas Argentinas aircraft will soon be moved to Factory Argentina de Avions (FADEA), where it will be stained with carrier livery.
This jet liner has a two-class configuration and can carry up to 170 passengers (162 in economy and eight in business). It has CFM International engines, wings and the interior of a Boeing Sky.
The interior of the Boeing Sky was launched in late 2010, inspired by the interior of the 787 Dreamliner, and has become a favorite among travelers, according to Aerolíneas Argentinas.
Aerolíneas Argentinas now has six Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. Photo: Lucas Souza Simple flight.
Where can you see the Boeing 737 MAX Aerolíneas Argentinas?
Aerolíneas Argentinas is one of four Latin American airlines currently operating MAX flights. It also has the smallest number of MAX aircraft among the four. The rest are there Aeromexico,, Copa Airlinesand GOAL.
The Argentine carrier expects to receive eight additional MAX units, bringing the total to 14.
Aerolíneas has five active MAX aircraft (all received between November 2017 and June 2018). According to FlightRadar24.com, Aerolíneas is deploying its MAX fleet mainly on domestic and some interregional routes.
For example, the LV-HKV (delivered in February 2018) recently flew to Asuncion (Paraguay), El Salvador (Brazil) and the Argentine cities of Resitencia, Puerto Madryn, Salta and Rio Gallegos.
Similarly, other MAX aircraft have operated recent flights to destinations such as San Carlos de Bariloche, Rosario, Ushuaia and El Calafate in Argentina, as well as to Santiago (Chile), Rio de Janeiro and San Francisco. Paul (Brazil).
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