TAROM Romanian Air Transport orders 5 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft

Romania´s national carrier TAROM (Romanian Air Transport) has announced they have signed an order with Boeing for five 737 MAX 8 airplanes, the company said.

The USD586 million order, at current list prices, was previously listed as unidentified on Boeing´s Orders & Deliveries website.

The 737 MAX 8 incorporates the latest CFM International LEAP-1B engines, Advanced Technology winglets and other improvements to deliver the highest efficiency and reliability in the single-aisle airplane market. The jet also features the Boeing Sky Interior, which provides larger overhead bins and other comforts to elevate the passenger experience.

Along with the acquisition of airplanes, TAROM will purchase a landing gear exchange program from Boeing Global Services along with outfitting their Next-Generation 737 fleet with the Maintenance Performance Toolbox, an online technical documentation management solution, which helps Engineering and Maintenances crews to efficiently perform and record repairs.

TAROM Romanian Air Transport was established in 1954 and developed together with the Romanian viation. The Romanian flag carrier owns one a fleet consisting of 25 aircrafts and has been a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) since 1993.