Alaska to introduce the new MAX 9 on July 15

Alaska Airlines is planning to introduce its new Boeing 737-9 MAX 9 on two routes in July, 2019.

According to Airline Route, the carrier will introduce the MAX 9 from the Seattle/Tacoma hub to both Los Angeles and San Jose, CA on July 15, 2019.

The new type will also be introduced a month later on the Seattle/Tacoma – San Diego route on August 15, 2019.

As previously reported, Alaska Airlines converted 15 Boeing 737-8 MAX 8s on order to the larger 737-9 MAX 9. This brings its MAX 9 total on order to 32.

Alaska initially ordered  20 737 MAX 8s, 17 737 MAX 9s and 13 Next-Generation 737-900ERs.

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