Saudi Arabian LCC flyadeal intends to keep its existing fleet of Airbus A320ceos in operation despite its order for Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, the carrier’s CEO said at this week’s Saudi Airshow in Riyadh. Flyadeal signed for 30 MAX 8 plus 20 options in December 2018; first deliveries are not scheduled until 2023 and the Jeddah-based operator plans to look for leased MAXs this year and next while awaiting its own aircraft. The airline has issued an RFP for leased aircraft. ...

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