Far Eastern to become a Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 operator

Far Eastern Air Transport-FAT has announced it will add 11 new Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 aircraft to its fleet over the next five years. The first delivery will be in the fourth quarter of 2019. The new type will replace its aging McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82s and DC-9-83s.

Boeing made this short announcement on social media:

Congrats to Far Eastern Air Transport for selecting and becoming the first in Taiwan to operate the 737 MAX 8.

Image: Boeing.