United Airlines debuted its first passenger service utilizing a Boeing 737 MAX 9 with UA flight 686 between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Orlando International Airport (MCO) June 7.  Chicago-based United is the 737-9’s first North American carrier. United is expecting to have 10 737-9s by year-end, which will make up nearly half of the carrier’s 24 planned additions to its mainline fleet for 2018. Six 737-9s have been delivered to-date, a United ...

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