Boeing has delivered the first 787-8 to SMBC Aviation Capital to be leased to Spanish carrier Air Europa. The newest addition to Air Europa’s fleet will touch down in Madrid on March 16 following a nonstop 4,128 miles delivery flight from Boeing’s 787 assembly site in North Charleston, South Carolina. “Today’s delivery begins a new chapter in Air Europa’s story,” Air Europa parent Globalia president Juan Jose Hidalgo said. “The state-of-the-art 787 ...

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