Icelandair has taken its first Boeing 737 Max 9, which has been delivered on lease from BOC Aviation.

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The aircraft, which is also BOC’s first Max 9, joins Icelandair’s existing fleet of four 737 Max 8s, according to Cirium’s Fleets Analyzer.

“Following the successful induction of the Max 8 into our fleet last year, we are delighted to add the first of our Max 9 aircraft and to assist Icelandair with its expansion and re-fleeting programme,” says Steven Townend, chief commercial officer for BOC Aviation in Europe, Americas and Africa.

“We are very pleased to team up with BOC Aviation for the financing of our first 737 Max 9 aircraft,” says Icelandair Group chief executive Bogi Nils Bogason.