Chinese carrier Hainan Airlines recently took delivery of their first 737 MAX from Boeing. The aircraft, B-1390, was handed over to the airline on Saturday, November 18 at their Boeing Field Factory in Seattle.
Alaska Airlines has joined the list of airlines that are axing their services to the island nation of Cuba this year. The airline has been flying between Los Angeles and Havana daily since early January this year and will end flights on the 22nd of January, 2018.
Azerbaijan Airlines has announced their decision to order 5 additional Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners from Boeing at the Dubai Airshow 2017.
Low-cost carrier French Blue has announced that it will begin flights to Papeete, Tahiti in French Polynesia after recently receiving government approval. The flight will be operated via San Francisco in the United States, in a similar manner to the flights currently operated to Tahiti by Air France and Air Tahiti Nui which serve the island via Los Angeles.
UTair, one of Russia’s largest airlines, recently revealed a new livery as a part of their new corporate identity. The new livery includes changes to the name, which no longer contains a capital T in the name.
From February 2018, Ukraine International Airlines will introduce the Boeing 777-200 into its fleet. The aircraft will have a configuration with 21 Business Class seats and 319 Economy Seats.
Scandinavian Airlines will launch 27 new routes from Sweden, Denmark, and Norway next summer, five of these to destinations currently not served by the airline.