Boeing, GECAS, Travel Service mark 737 MAX delivery

Boeing [NYSE: BA], GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) and Travel Service, the largest carrier in the Czech Republic, celebrated the delivery of the airline´s first 737 MAX airplane, the company said.

Travel Service is leasing the airplane — a more fuel-efficient, quieter, and longer-range version of the 737 jet — from GECAS, the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric.

Travel Service is the largest airline company in the Czech Republic. It operates regular flights under the SmartWings brand, along with charter flights and private flights in the business jet category. Travel Service airplanes fly to more than 400 airports in four continents. Travel Service also operates in Slovakia, Poland and Hungary, where the company has its subsidiary companies.