|Nok Air 737-800 NG. Photo: Boeing|
[Avionics Today 08-24-2015] Boeing has delivered Nok Air’s first direct-purchased Next-Generation 737-800. The delivery marks the first of seven aircraft the airline has on order with Boeing.
Based in Bangkok, Thailand, Nok Air is a low-cost carrier that operates an all-Boeing fleet of next-generation 737-800s. The airline currently operates 18 737-800 airplanes on lease and has an additional six on order. The airline also has eight 737 MAX 8 airplanes on order.
"We are pleased to welcome additional 737-800 airplanes into our fleet as we continue to expand our regional and international route network," said Piya Yodmani, deputy CEO of Nok Air. "Nok Air looks forward to introducing Boeing's new 737 MAX 8 in the next couple of years.”