Air Europa defers delivery of B737-8s and B787-9s

In its annual report, Air Europa states it has deferred the deliveries of fourteen B737-8s and two B787-9s. The carrier also decided to buy and lease-back six B737-8s and B787-9s, that are also still on order. It is currently unknown which lessor(s) is (are) involved.

Originally the aircraft were scheduled for delivery between 2021 and 2022. The B737-8s will now be delivered between 2022 and 2024, while the Dreamliners have been delayed to 2025.

At the moment, Air Europa has a fleet of fifty aircraft, consisting of six ATR72s (operated by Swiftair), nineteen B737-800s, eight B787-8s, ten B787-9s and seven Embraer ERJ195s (operated by Aeronova).

Photo by Anton Homma.

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