Seattle - Cayman Airways has received its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 out of four on order. The aircraft was leased from Air Lease Corporation (ALC).
The revamped single-aisle is the first of its kind to operate with the Cayman Airways. The new MAX 8s will replace the old Boeing 737-300s at the Caribbean operator's fleet.
The Pilots of the new device will be trained at Boeing Global Services Miami.
The following deliveries are scheduled for March and September 2019 and September 2020. The next-gen single-aisles of the airline will be deployed on routes from Cayman-Owen Roberts Airport to Havana, Kingston, Montego Bay, Miami, New York-JFK, Tampa, Chicago, and to the future Denver route, which will open on March 2nd next year.
Cayman Airways currently operates three Boeing 737-300, and one Boeing 737-800. Besides the Boeing jetliners, the carrier also operates two de Havilland Canada DHC 6–300 Twin Otter and two Saab 340B+ turboprops through its subsidiary Cayman Airways Express.