Japanese flight carrier, Skymark Airlines, has received delivery of a pair of new Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
GE Capital Aviation Services Limited (GECAS) announced delivery of the pair of Boeing 737-800 aircraft today in a statement. GECAS has a standing order book deal with Boeing from which the aircraft come from.
Skymark Airlines now has a fleet of 20 Boeing’s.
In other recent news regarding Skymark, the company signed a contract at the Paris Air Show recently on June 23d, 2011, at the Paris Air Show and ordered a pair of Airbus A380’s.
At the show, Shinichi Nishikubo said, “The A380 is a remarkable aircraft, setting new standards in air travel, and giving us strong competitive advantages in the international market. Therefore, we have decided to increase the firm order to six aircraft. We are extremely happy to become the very first Japanese airline to offer our passengers a unique and new experience of flying with the A380.”
“We appreciate the strong and renewed vote of confidence from our first Japanese A380 airline customer,” said Tom Enders, Airbus President and CEO. “Thanks to its fleet of six A380s, Skymark will benefit from significantly reduced operating costs and leading environmental performance while offering its passengers the highest levels of comfort. The airline will be extremely well positioned to grow as an international carrier.”