Aircraft Orders and Deliveries
Boeing delivered Fiji Airways its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 in Everett on Friday. (Photo: Boeing)

Fiji Airways Receives First Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

Fiji Airways on Friday became the first airline in the South Pacific islands to take delivery of a Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, receiving its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 at a handover ceremony at Boeing’s Everett facility in Washington. The airline plans to take delivery of five MAX 8 airplanes to add to its fleet, and the first of which will arrive at its home in the Nadi next Monday. [caption id="attachment_29037" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Fiji Airways is the first South…

Monarch Orders 30 Boeing MAX 8s

On Oct. 31, 2014, Monarch finalised its order for 30 Boeing 737 MAX 8s, just seven days after the new owners were welcomed into the business. The order, which was originally announced at the Farnborough International Airshow in July, when Monarch selected Boeing as its preferred bidder for their fleet…