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Arajet expands fleet and international routes with delivery of 10th Boeing 737 MAX

written by Newsdesk | June 14, 2024

Arajet expands fleet and international routes with delivery of 10th Boeing 737 MAX
Arajet 10th 737-8 (HI1101) Delivery – June 10, 2024.

Dominican Republic-based low-fare airline Arajet has taken delivery of its 10th Boeing 737 MAX aircraft as it continues to expand its fleet and international routes throughout the Americas.

The newest 737-8, delivered through a lessor, supports Arajet’s growth strategy as the airline plans to more than double its routes in the next few years. Since launching in 2022, Arajet has grown its all-737 MAX fleet to serve 23 destinations in 16 countries, including Canada, Mexico and Argentina.

Arajet CEO and founder Victor Pacheco Méndez said, “This tenth aircraft is unique, not only because it has a special Dominican ribbon painted on the fuselage, but because it will increase the number of connections we make with the continent. We are reaffirming our commitment to democratize the skies and be able to connect all our countries with the lowest possible prices.”

With 737-8 jets capable of flying up to 3,500 nautical miles, Arajet operates some of the longest routes in the region, efficiently connecting the Caribbean to North and South America.

Mike Wilson, Boeing vice president of Commercial Sales for Latin America and the Caribbean, said, “The versatility and efficiency of the 737 MAX supports Arajet’s commitment to provide safe, affordable travel for its customers. By introducing the 10th 737-8 to its fleet, Arajet reaches an important milestone as the airline further connects the Dominican Republic with the rest of the Americas.”

The 737 MAX, powered by CFM International LEAP-1B engines and advanced technology winglets, reduces fuel use and emissions by 20% compared to airplanes it replaces, while also having a 50% smaller noise footprint.

Boeing’s 20-year Commercial Market Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean forecasts that more than 90% of the region’s airplane demand will be for single-aisle jets to serve popular routes, including those to North America.


In 2023, Arajet was recognized as the Startup Airline of the Year at the World Aviation Summit for its performance since launching operations.


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