South Korean LCC Jeju Air has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737-800 ordered directly from the manufacturer, adding to the carrier’s existing fleet of leased 737s. Jeju ordered a total of three -800s from Boeing. The manufacturer said the airline will be the first of Korea’s LCCs to own and operate a 737-800, although rivals such as Jin Air, T’Way Airlines and Eastar Jet also lease this type. The arrival of the new 737 “marks the beginning of a new era for Jeju ...

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