SMBC Aviation Capital orders more MAXs
Ireland-based lessor SMBC Aviation Capital has announced it has ordered fourteen additional B737-8s at Boeing. In total, the lessor has now ordered 117 B737MAXs. It also bought and leased-back four B737MAXs, meaning its total portofolio of MAXs stands at 121.
Over the last few months, the lessor took delivery of thirteen MAXs of which eleven have been leased to Southwest and two to TUI. The exact delivery timeline and lease-customers for the aircraft are currently unknown.
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