Aviation Capital Group gets first Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

Aviation Capital Group LLC has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX in Seattle, Washington, the company said.

The aircraft, a 737 MAX 8 variant, is on a long-term lease to Aerolineas Argentinas, Argentina´s flag carrier, and is the first of three 737 MAX 8 aircraft to be delivered from ACG´s orderbook to Aerolineas Argentinas. ACG has ordered a total of 80 737 MAX aircraft from Boeing.

Over 14,500 Boeing 737 aircraft have been ordered, including over 4,300 for the 737 MAX family.

Aviation Capital Group is one of the world´s premier full service aircraft asset managers with 435 owned, managed and committed aircraft as of September 30, 2017, which are leased to approximately 95 airlines in approximately 40 countries. ACG was founded in 1989 and is an indirect majority-owned subsidiary of Pacific Life Insurance company.