03 March, 2023

Luxair to grow single-aisle fleet with Boeing 737 MAX planes

Luxair has decided to use Boeing 737- MAX jets to expand its single-aisle fleet, the company is to acquire four of the jets, identical to the Ethiopian Airlines and Lion Air planes that crashed killing all onboard in 2019 and 2018.

Luxair will initially lease two 737- MAX 8s that are due for delivery for the summer, ensuring the airline provides its customers with increased capacity and connectivity to more destinations for the busy summer travel season. It has additionally placed a direct order for two 737- MAX 8s.

"Today is a good day for Luxair, our staff and our esteemed clients. Luxair took a large step into the direction of securing its role as the quality airline of Luxembourg and the Greater Region," said Gilles Feith, Luxair CEO. "I want to thank our Board of Directors for this act of trust, our staff members who helped us in the last years, all our valued customers and Cargolux. Today marks just the beginning of the journey of securing the long-term future of Luxair. Much more is yet to come."