Boeing, TUI Group mark delivery of 737 MAX 8

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and TUI Group, the world´s largest tourism business, has celebrated the delivery of the operator´s first 737 MAX 8, the company said.

The cleaner, quieter and more efficient airplane will play a key role in TUI Group´s ambition to operate Europe´s most carbon efficient airlines.

The 737 MAX delivers the highest efficiency, reliability and passenger comfort in the single-aisle market by incorporating the latest technology CFM International LEAP-1B engines, Advanced Technology winglets, the Boeing Sky Interior, large flight deck displays, and other improvements. The efficiency gains have helped make the MAX the fastest selling airplane in Boeing history with more than 4,300 orders to date from 92 customers worldwide.

TUI Group, domiciled in Hanover and Berlin, is the largest integrated tourism group worldwide. The Group operates six airlines across Europe and operates approximately 150 medium and long-haul aircraft, including more than 100 Next-Generation 737s, 15 787s and now the 737 MAX. TUI serves more than 20 million customers in 180 destinations around the world, employing more than 67,000 people.