Taiwan’s Far Eastern Air Transport (FAT) is considering its future narrowbody fleet as it phases out all its aging MD-82s over the next three years. Four of eight MD-82/83s will be retired this year and the remaining aircraft will be decommissioned no later than 2022. In April 2018, FAT announced plans to lease 11 Boeing 737 MAX 8s, with the first aircraft delivered in late 2019. However, the plan was shelved after the grounding of the type. According to Taiwan’s Liberty ...

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