Enter Air, a Polish Airline has recently struck a deal with the US Aircraft Manufacturer Boeing. The deal will be to settle damages caused by the grounding of Boeing 737-Max aircraft.
Enter Air announced that the airline is planning to expand commitments towards its Boeing 737-8 fleet. Therefore, the airline is planning to order four Boeing 737-800 jets.
The airline commenced its operations in the year 2010 and currently owns a fleet of total 24 aircraft which is an all Boeing 737 fleet consisting of 2 Boeing 737 Max aircraft which is currently not flying.
Settlements with Boeing:
Enter Air also reached a settlement with Boeing over its Boeing 737 Max Orders with a revised delivery date. The airline also mentioned that the settlement is confidential. However, the compensation to the airline will be provided in various forms over a period of time.
Official Statements by Airline Spokesperson:
Grzegorz Polaniecki, a general director and board member, of the airline said:
“Despite the current crisis, it is important to think about the future. To that end, we have agreed to order additional 737-8 aircraft. Following the rigorous checks that the 737 MAX is undergoing, I am convinced it will be the best aircraft in the world for many years to come,” said Grzegorz Polaniecki, general director and board member, Enter Air.
He further mentioned that the they’re pleased that Boeing treated them as its customer over the settlements. He further stated that despite the global situation due to COVID-19 it is important to think about the future. That’s why the airline is planning to order additional Boeing 737-8 Jets.
Statement by Boeing:
“We are humbled by Enter Air’s commitment to the Boeing 737 family. Their order for additional 737-8s underscores their confidence in the airplane and the men and women of Boeing,” said Ihssane Mounir, senior vice president of Commercial Sales and Marketing, The Boeing Company. “We look forward to building on our decade-long partnership with Enter Air and working with the airline to safely return their full 737 fleets to commercial service.”
Source: The First News