Air China takes delivery of its first Boeing 737-8 MAX 8

Air China's first Boeing 737-8 MAX 8, delivered on November 3, 2017

Air China and Boeing on November 3, 2017 celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 737-8 MAX 8. China’s national flag carrier is the first airline in the country to receive the 737 MAX. Customers throughout China will take delivery of nearly 100 737 MAXs by the end of next year.

Boeing’s partnership with Air China dates back to the 1970s. Air China’s fleet includes seven Boeing 747-8s, 26 777-300ERs, 11 787-9 Dreamliners and more than 140 Next-Generation 737s.

Air China will introduced the new Boeing 737 variant on the Beijing – Urumqi route once a day starting on November 11, 2017 per Airline Route.

Copyright Photo: Air China Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 B-1397 (msn 60872) PAE (Nick Dean). Image: 939742.