Norwegian flyer leases six Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

Oslo-Norway’s Flyer Airlines announced that it will deliver jets in early 2022 and lease six Boeing 737 MAX aircraft from Air Lease Corporation.

An Oslo-based airline said in a statement late Tuesday that it also has the option of four more aircraft to be delivered in 2023.

The recently formed airline launched its first flight in June this year and is confident that the recovery in demand from the COVID-19 pandemic will help compete with established Scandinavian players SAS and Norwegian Airlines. increase.

According to the Boeing website, the flyer will lease a MAX8 version of the plane with up to 210 seats.

The airline said it aims to save fuel costs and reduce carbon dioxide emissions by using planes.

“On average, Boeing 737-8s emit up to 14% less than previous models,” Flyr said.

In January, European regulators lifted the 22-month ban on Boeing 737 MAX flights after overhauling design and pilot training following a crash that previously killed 346 people.

By Terje Solsvik