Airlines Enter Air signs commitment to buy four Boeing 737 MAX
Aircraft manufacturer Boeing has announced, that Enter Air has signed a commitment to purchase four Boeing 737-8 MAX.
Boeing has released, that Polish airline Enter Air and the manufacturer have signed a purchase commitment for four additional 737-8 aircraft. In addition, the carrier will hold purchase options for two more jets.
In 2010, Enter Air started operations using a single 737. Today, the airline´s fleet consists of 22 Next-Generation 737s and two MAX aircraft. If Enter Air is exercising this new purchase agreement, the 737 MAX fleet could rise to 10 aircraft.
The latest order underlines, that the carrier still has trust in the aircraft. It is the first Boeing 737 MAX order for a while for Boeing, after the re-certification process is still holding on and the pandemic hit several airlines.
Grzegorz Polaniecki, general director and board member, Enter Air commented: “Despite the current crisis, it is important to think about the future. To that end, we have agreed to order additional 737-8 aircraft. Following the rigorous checks that the 737 MAX is undergoing, I am convinced it will be the best aircraft in the world for many years to come.”
Ihssane Mounir, senior vice president of Commercial Sales and Marketing, The Boeing Company added: “We are humbled by Enter Air’s commitment to the Boeing 737 family. Their order for additional 737-8s underscores their confidence in the airplane and the men and women of Boeing [...] We look forward to building on our decade-long partnership with Enter Air and working with the airline to safely return their full 737 fleet to commercial service.”
Boeing and Enter Air have also released, that the partners have finalized a settlement to commercial impacts stemming from the grounding of the 737 MAX fleet. Over a period of time, a compensation will be payed in a number of forms. Details of the agreement however are confidential.
“In the settlement with Boeing, we agreed to revise the delivery schedule for the previously-ordered airplanes in response to current market conditions. The specific terms of the settlement are strictly confidential, but we are pleased with the way Boeing has treated us as its customer,” added Polaniecki.
Enter Air was founded in November 2009 and started operations the year after. The current fleet consists of 22 Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft and two 737-8 MAX. Enter Air is flying to holiday destinations and is also working as charter airline.
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