Published on February 4th, 2023 | by Mark Dwyer


1000th 737 MAX Delivered by Avolon

In December, Avolon delivered the 1000th 737 MAX produced by Boeing. This comes almost six years after Avolon delivered the world’s first 737 MAX aircraft in May 2017. Avolon has committed that new technology fuel-efficient aircraft like the 737 MAX will make up 75% of its fleet by 2025.

In 2022, Boeing delivered 374 MAXs of different variants with 1,033 of the type being delivered to date. 4,287 aircraft are currently on order. The total number ordered, including aircraft delivered to date is 5,320. Southwest Airlines in the US is the biggest operator with 148 aircraft followed by the Ryanair Group with 89 aircraft and United Airlines with 84.

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Mark is an airline pilot flying the Boeing 737 for a major European airline. In addition he is also a Type Rating Instructor, Type Rating Examiner and Base Training Captain on the B737. Outside of commercial flying Mark enjoys flying light aircraft from the smallest 3 Axis microlights up to heavier singles. He is also an instructor and EASA Examiner on single engines and a UK CAA Examiner. He flies the Chipmunk for the Irish Historic Flight Foundation (IHFF). Mark became the Chairman of the National Microlight Association of Ireland (NMAI) in 2013 and has overseen a massive growth in the organisation. In this role he has worked at local and national levels. In 2015, Mark won ‘Upcoming Aviation Professional Award’ at the Aviation Industry Awards sponsored by the IAA. Mark launched this website back in 2002 while always managing the website, he has also been Editor and Deputy Editor of FlyingInIreland Magazine from 2005 to 2015.

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