Travel Service finalises order for 5 additional 737 MAXs
4 January 2017
Boeing and Travel Service, the Czech airline company that operates scheduled flights under the SmartWings brand, has finalised an order for five 737 8 MAX aircraft, valued at US$ 550 million at current list prices.
The airline previously placed an order for three 737 MAXs at the Paris Air Show in 2013 and currently operates a mixed fleet that includes 32 737s.
“We are pleased to add more 737 MAXs to our original order and we look forward to receiving the first one to become the first airline to operate the 737 MAX in this region,” said Roman Vik, chief executive officer, Travel Service.
“We are delighted that Travel Service continues to place its faith in our products with this new, increased order for the 737 MAX,” said Monty Oliver, vice president, European Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. “This aircraft will be a great addition to its fleet providing the airline with unmatched fuel efficiency and its passengers with superior comfort.”
Travel Service is the largest Czech airline company, operating regular flights under the SmartWings brand, charter flights and private flights in the Business Jet category. Its aircraft are flying to more than 300 airports on 4 continents and the airline is present on market not only in the Czech Republic but also in Slovakia, Poland and Hungary, where the company has its subsidiary companies.