OSLO, Oct 13 (Businesshala) – Norway’s Flyer (FLYR.OL) airline has said it will lease six Boeing (BA.N) 737 MAX aircraft from Air Lease Corp (AL.N) during the first half Jet planes will be delivered. of 2022.
The Oslo-based carrier said in a statement late Tuesday, there is an option of four more aircraft with deliveries in 2023.
The recently formed airline launched its first flights in June this year, betting that an improvement in demand from the COVID-19 pandemic will help it compete with established Nordic players SAS and Norwegian Air (NAS.OL) .
Flyer will lease the Max 8 version of the plane, which has a maximum of 210 seats, according to Boeing’s website.
The carrier said it aims to save on fuel costs by using the aircraft and, thus, reducing its carbon footprint as well.
“On average, the Boeing 737-8 emits 14% less than previous models,” Fly said.
European regulators in January lifted a 22-month ban on Boeing 737 MAX flights following a design and pilot training overhaul that previously killed 346 people.