Caribbean Airlines places its new Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 into service

Delivered as 9Y-CAL on November 17, 2021, in service on January 15, 2022 POS - KIN

Caribbean Airlines put its first Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 into service on January 15, 2022.

The inaugural flight was operated between Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Kingston, Jamaica.

The aircraft, 9Y-CAL, was delivered on November 17, 2021.

Caribbean Airlines’ CEO, Garvin Medera, said this on the special flight:

“The introduction of this new aircraft into service, represents Caribbean Airlines’ initiative to ‘REset Expectations’ for 2022. The 737-8 is the most technologically advanced aircraft in the world and it brings a range of benefits for Caribbean Airlines, our customers, and the environment. Fuel and maintenance costs are lower, each plane has 10 more seats than its predecessor with a total of 160 seats and the aircraft offers state-of-the-art technology and an upgraded level of comfort in both the business class and economy cabin, including in seat power for mobile devices, a new sky interior, sleek modern seats and much more.”

“We’re really excited about the plans and improvements for the coming year, all done with you in mind. Be sure to stay informed via our social media channels and follow us on #REcalibrate as we REset Expectations in 2022.”

Top Copyright Photo: Caribbean Airlines Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 N60668 (9Y-CAL) (msn 43385) BFI (Nick Dean). Image: 954501.

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