Published on March 3rd, 2021 | by Alan Dwyer0
SMBC Delivers Four more MAX’s to Southwest
Leasing company SMBC Aviation Capital has delivered four more Boeing 737-8 MAX aircraft to Southwest Airlines in the United States. This current batch of aircraft is the eighth, ninth, tenth and eleventh aircraft to be delivered to Southwest Airlines from a twelve aircraft deal from the Dublin based leasing company, with the last remaining aircraft scheduled to be delivered in August.
The four aircraft were all delivered from the Boeing facility in Seattle, Washington to Southwest with the first two, N8743K (c/n 62536) and N8749Q (c/n 62543), delivered on the 25th and 28th of January respectively, This was followed by N8741L (c/n 61869) on the 5th February with the final aircraft of this batch, N8750Q (c/n 61872) joining Southwest on 2nd March.
SMBC Aviation Capital has also recently delivered one more Airbus A321neo to IndiGo Airlines. The aircraft, VT-ILH (c/n 10354), is the fourth of the current five aircraft deal with the Indian airline and was delivered from the Airbus facility in Hamburg on 25th February.