Aside Lion Air, These Are The Airlines That Have Boeing 737 Max Planes

The Boeing 737 Max—once the darling of the aviation industry—has come under scrutiny since Lion Air flight JT610 crashed into the Java Sea last month.

The aircraft, a 737 Max 8, had only been in operation for two months before the accident, which killed all 189 on board. It was supposed to be a “game changer” and the “short-haul plane of the future,” but investigators have since uncovered problems with the plane—the first of its kind involved in a crash—as they try to unravel what went wrong.

After the crash, they’ve learned that the airspeed indicators on the Lion Air plane had malfunctioned for its last four flights, and that another flight-control system called the “angle of attack” sensor—meant to prevent the plane from stalling by gauging whether its nose is pointed too high for its current speed—was also replaced the day before the crash.

As Boeing and the US Federal Aviation Administration issued safety directives on the feature, pilots and airline regulators have responded to say the automated stall-prevention system wasn’t adequately publicized and that flight crews thus weren’t prepared on how to handle it.

As of the end of October, Boeing had received 4,783 orders for its 737 Max planes, having delivered 241 of them, according to the aviation firm’s data. Here’s what we know about the inventory:

All the airlines that have ordered and received a 737 Max

At least 76 airlines have ordered a 737 Max (Boeing didn’t break down the models), and 40 have received them. Its data also included 878 unidentified customers, though none of them had received the planes yet.

Boeing’s first order for the 737 Max came from Southwest, which received its first delivery on Aug. 26, 2017. Overall, Southwest has placed and received the most orders—with 26 delivered out of 280 orders—of any airline.

But it was Lion Air that got the honor of receiving the first-ever delivery on May 16, 2017. Its subsidiary Malindo Air was the first to fly the Max 8 on a commercial flight a week later on May 22, 2017. Lion Air has the third most number of orders at 201, and has received 13 of the planes.

Here’s a list of the airlines that want a 737 Max:

Airline Country Orders
Unidentified Customer(s) Unidentified 878
Southwest Airlines USA 280
flydubai United Arab Emirates 251
Lion Air Indonesia 201
Air Lease Corporation USA 168
SpiceJet India 139
GOL Linhas Aereas Brazil 135
Ryanair Ireland 135
United Airlines USA 135
Jet Airways India 125
Norwegian Air Shuttle Norway 110
Aviation Capital Group USA 103
AerCap Ireland 100
American Airlines USA 100
VietJet Air Vietnam 100
SMBC Aviation Capital Ireland 91
China Development Bank Fin. Hong Kong 78
Avolon Aerospace Leasing Limit Cayman Islands 75
Boeing Capital Corporation USA 75
Turkish Airlines Turkey 75
BOC Aviation Limited Singapore 73
TUI Travel PLC United Kingdom 72
Air Canada Canada 61
Copa Airlines Panama 61
Aeromexico Mexico 60
WestJet Airlines Canada 55
CALC – China Hong Kong 50
China Southern Airlines China 50
Garuda Indonesia Indonesia 50
ALAFCO Kuwait 40
Virgin Australia Airlines Australia 40
CIT Aerospace LLC USA 37
SilkAir Singapore 37
Ruili Airlines China 36
Alaska Airlines USA 32
SunExpress Airlines Turkey 32
Ethiopian Airlines Group Ethiopia 30
Jackson Square Aviation USA 30
Korean Air South Korea 30
UTair Aviation Russian Federation 30
Donghai Airlines China 25
Malaysia Airlines Malaysia 25
Timaero Ireland Limited Ireland 22
Business Jet / VIP Customer(s) USA 21
Air Europa Spain 20
Avolon – Ireland Ireland 20
Goshawk Aviation Limited Cayman Islands 20
Oman Air (SAOC) Oman 20
Icelandair Iceland 16
Aerolineas Argentinas Argentina 11
Air China China 11
China Eastern Airlines China 11
Air Peace Nigeria 10
JIA Japan 10
Okay Airways Company Limited China 9
Arik Air Nigeria 8
Comair Limited South Africa 8
Travel Service Czech Republic 8
Xiamen Airlines China 8
Blue Air Romania 6
Enter Air Sp. z o.o. Poland 6
Hainan Airlines Holding China 6
Nok Air Thailand 6
Fiji Airways Fiji 5
Jetlines Canada 5
SkyUp Airlines Ukraine 5
TAROM Romanian Air Transport Romania 5
Air Niugini Papua New Guinea 4
ICBC Leasing China 3
Shandong Airlines China 3
Shenzhen Airlines China 3
Turkmenistan Airlines Turkmenistan 3
Qatar Airways Qatar 2
9 Air China 1
JSC Aircompany SCAT Kazakhstan 1
Mauritania Airlines Mauritania 1

Here’s a list of all the airlines that have received them:

Airline Country Deliveries
Southwest Airlines USA 26
Air Canada Canada 18
American Airlines USA 16
Norwegian Air Shuttle Norway 14
Lion Air Indonesia 13
Air Lease Corporation USA 12
China Southern Airlines China 12
Air China China 11
China Eastern Airlines China 11
WestJet Airlines Canada 9
Xiamen Airlines China 8
flydubai United Arab Emirates 7
United Airlines USA 7
Hainan Airlines Holding China 6
Aeromexico Mexico 5
SilkAir Singapore 5
TUI Travel PLC United Kingdom 5
Aviation Capital Group USA 4
Ethiopian Airlines Group Ethiopia 3
GOL Linhas Aereas Brazil 3
ICBC Leasing China 3
Icelandair Iceland 3
Shandong Airlines China 3
Shenzhen Airlines China 3
Turkish Airlines Turkey 3
AerCap Ireland 2
Aerolineas Argentinas Argentina 2
BOC Aviation Limited Singapore 2
Copa Airlines Panama 2
Qatar Airways Qatar 2
SpiceJet India 2
9 Air China 1
Avolon – Ireland Ireland 1
Business Jet / VIP Customer(s) USA 1
Garuda Indonesia Indonesia 1
JSC Aircompany SCAT Kazakhstan 1
Mauritania Airlines Mauritania 1
SMBC Aviation Capital Ireland 1
Travel Service Czech Republic 1

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