Boeing and Aerolíneas Argentinas have celebrated the delivery and commercial introduction of the first 737 MAX airplane for the airline and for Latin America.
Aerolíneas took delivery of the airplane, a MAX 8, and flew the first commercial flight from Buenos Aires to Mendoza on December 1st, becoming the first in the region to operate the new and enhanced 737.
“Adding the 737 MAX to our fleet is yet one more example of the growth we are envisioning for our company,” said Mario Dell´ Acqua, president of Aerolíneas Argentinas.
“We feel both proud and responsible to continue working to deliver enhanced connectivity and an elevated experience to our passengers.”
The 737 MAX is the fastest selling airplane in Boeing history, surpassing 4,000 total orders to date. The Aerolíneas Argentinas MAX 8 is configured for 170 passengers and has the ability to fly 3,515 nautical miles (6,510 kilometers).