Indian carrier Jet Airways has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 Max 8 on lease from GECAS.

The lessor notes that the narrowbody is also the first aircraft of the type to enter service in India.

Jet Airways 737 Max


Flight Fleets Analyzer shows that Jet has another 130 Max jets on order, including five more Max 8s to be leased from GECAS.

"Partnering with GECAS has enabled us to introduce these modern, fuel-efficient aircraft into our fleet," states the airline's chief executive Vinay Dube. "We at Jet Airways are delighted to be able to offer a superior customer experience to our guests with the introduction of these Max aircraft from GECAS."

Jackson Square Aviation and Jet recently struck a sale-and-leaseback deal covering six new Max 8s set to be delivered in 2019.

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