Another Boeing 737 MAX 8 joined the LOT fleet

Luc Williams

“The new Boeing 737 Max 8 in the LOT Polish Airlines fleet already in Warsaw. The plane landed at Chopin Airport today at 6:40. Welcome to the LOT family!” – the carrier announced on Thursday in an entry on the X platform. The plane arrived from the Boeing factory in Seattle in the United States.

Twin-engine, narrow-body jet aircraft

This is the 12th machine of this type to fly in the colors of LOT. In February this year the company's president, Michał Fijoł, informed that LOT has ordered another 11 aircraft, which it is to receive by the end of the first half of 2025. In the second half of April this year. Fijoł told journalists that the first one is to be delivered to the carrier at the turn of April and May, and the next two – during the holiday period.

The Boeing 737 MAX 8 is a twin-engine, narrow-body jet aircraft produced by the American concern The Boeing Company. The machine can take 186 passengers on board.

At the beginning of May, the president of LOT announced that the company would acquire three new Embraer 195-E2 aircraft from the American lessor Azorra. The first of them will be added to the carrier's fleet in July this year. Currently, LOT has a fleet of 43 E-Jets, which makes it one of the largest Embraer operators in Europe.

On long-haul routes, LOT Polish Airlines flies directly to ports in the United States, Canada, China, Japan and South Korea. These connections are operated by Boeing 787 Dreamliners. The carrier also has direct connections with many European capitals, including: London, Paris. Last year, LOT carried 10 million 30 thousand on board its planes. passengers.

The main shareholder of PLL LOT is the State Treasury, which holds 69.30 percent. shares in the company. The second shareholder (30.7%) is Polska Grupa Lotnicza (PGL), wholly owned by to the State Treasury.


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