Royal Air Maroc receives its first Boeing 737 MAX 8

FULL ARTICLE

Renton - On December 22, Boeing delivered the first 737 MAX 8 to Royal Air Maroc (RAM). Last week, the airline also received its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.

Royal Air Maroc plans to operate its 737 MAX 8 between its base Casablanca and Accra (Ghana), Lagos (Nigeria), London-Heathrow (UK), Bologna (Italy) and Paris (Orly and Roissy-Charles de Gaulle).

The Moroccan national carrier will take delivery of three 737 MAX-8 and three 787-9 more in the first months of the next year as part of its network expansion and fleet renewal plan.

These 737 MAX 8s will join a single-aisle that mostly consists of Boeing 737 NGs already owned by Royal Air Maroc. Equipped with CFM International's LEAP-1B engines, the 737 MAX 8 is more efficient than its predecessor.

Thanks to its new generation engines and improved aerodynamics, the MAX 8 can travel 600 nautical miles more than the current 737NGs while consuming 14% less fuel. Furthermore, the revamped single-aisle can accommodate up to 178 passengers in a standard two-class configuration.

The 737 MAX is the fastest-selling aircraft in Boeing's history, with approximately 4,800 orders placed by more than 100 customers worldwide.




YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE!

SIMILAR ARTICLES

Boeing 787-9 with full-body decal will be on display at the "Future of Flight" next week

Boeing 777X test incident to have no major consequences

Boeing deliveries are at historical low

Boeing 777X: Door blows out during final payload testing

Yakutia Airlines adds another Superjet with a commemorative livery


RECENT POSTS

Boeing 787-9 with full-body decal will be on display at the "Future of Flight" next week

First Airbus A321neo for Pegasus Airlines

Trade war between the US and China to pose risk for Boeing's Dreamliner program

Austrian Airlines uses an autonomous drone for airframe inspection

Pictures: Embraer delivers the first E195-E2 to the launch customer Azul