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Article from BTNews 7 JANUARY 2019

TUI welcomes first UK B737-8 MAX

The first UK-registered Boeing B737-8 MAX has joined the ranks at TUI Airways with an inaugural flight from Manchester to Malaga, marking the latest stage in the airline’s five-year fleet renewal programme.

The aircraft, claimed to be one of the most carbon-efficient available, is the first of 32 TUI has on order. It will operate on short- and mid-haul routes, and is said to use 14% less fuel than the previous B737-NG model.

TUI says the roll-out of the aircraft over the next five years means the airline will soon have one of the youngest, most modern and carbon-efficient fleets in the sky, operating just two types, the B737 MAX and B787 Dreamliner.

TUI Airways outgoing managing director John Murphy, who is returning to flying, said: “We have a strong history with Manchester, having launched the first Dreamliner there in 2013, so it made sense for us to make the North West a major hub for the new MAX and offer a diverse range of destinations from the region.”

Passengers are also taking part in a trial of a personalised IFE system called Navigate designed to enable them to use their own electronic devices to access entertainment content of their choice.

www.tui.co.uk

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