TUI fly Netherlands receives its second Boeing 737 MAX 8


Amsterdam - TUI fly Netherlands has received its second Boeing 737 MAX 8. The aircraft registered PH-TFO, landed at Amsterdam-Schipol on January 26 after a non-stop flight from Seattle.

TUI fly Netherlands has four more 737 MAX 8 in its order book with Boeing. The new MAX 8 jets of the airline will replace the old Boeing 737-800s in the fleet. The first 737-800 left the fleet this month after the arrival of the first 737 MAX 8 in December. The remaining Boeing 737-800s (five copies) will be phased out by 2019.

The new Boeing 737 MAX 8 of the airline was named as "Antalya" a popular destination for European travelers in the Mediterranean coast of Turkey. TUI fly names its planes after popular holiday destinations. The first unit was named as "Boa Vista", another popular leisure destination for summer travelers.

Next month, TUI fly Netherlands expects to receive its third Boeing 737 MAX 8, followed in March by another two aircraft of the same type. The last two planes will join the fleet in January 2020, forming a modern and young fleet of six Boeing 737 MAX 8 and three Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners.