Travel Service Airlines (Prague) and Boeing have today announced a commitment for three 737 MAX 8s at the 2013 Paris Air Show, valued at $301.5 million at list prices. The intent will have to be finalized.
Based in the Czech Republic, Travel Service offers charter flights to more than 230 airports on four continents, as well as low-cost scheduled service to major European destinations through its Smart Wings brand.
Travel Service currently operates 28 Boeing 737s. Its fleet combines airplanes bought directly from Boeing as well as leased airplanes.
Copyright Photo: Paul Denton/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 737-8CX WL OK-TVO (msn 32360) approaches Antalya, Turkey for its landing.
MIAT Mongolian Airlines (Ulaan Baatar) is expanding its route map (see below) with a new twice-weekly route radiating from Ulaan Baatar to Shanghai (Pudong) starting on January 17 according to Airline Route.
This airline should not be confused with the newer Mongolian Airlines operating Airbus A319s on international routes.
Copyright Photo: OSDU. Boeing 737-8CX EI-CXV (msn 32364) arrives in Moscow (Sheremetyevo) painted in the striking 2011 livery. EI-CXV is named for Khubelai Khaan or Kublai Khan, the fifth Great Khan of the Mongol Empire from 1260 to 1294 and the founder of the Yuan Dynasty in China.
SunExpress Airlines (Germany) (Frankfurt) will launch a new route from Frankfurt to Casablanca (Morocco) starting on October 28, 2012 per Airline Route. The new route will be operated three days a week.
Copyright Photo: Felix Gottwald. Boeing 737-8CX D-ASXE (msn 32365) flies through the early morning mist at Frankfurt.