Futura International Airways, a charter carrier based in Palma de Mallorca, will become the first European operator of the 737-900ER when it takes delivery of two next year, Commercial Director Juan Munoz de Baena told ATWOnline. It also will take two 737-800s in 2009 and another in 2010. Futura currently operates 13 -800s, three 737-300s and 13 737-400s. Despite the fleet expansion, it is challenged by the seasonality of the European charter business dominated by the summer high season. To ...

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