South America and Caribbean

Argentinian Low-Cost Airline Flybondi.com Receives First Aircraft

Flybondi.com, Argentina’s first low-cost airline today celebrates the delivery of its first aircraft from SMBC Aviation Capital, a Boeing 737-800.

The aircraft with Manufacturers Serial number (MSN) 33821 was delivered in an all economy class configuration and is powered by CFM engines.

This is SMBC Aviation Capital’s first aircraft with Flybondi.com and is also SMBC Aviation Capital’s first aircraft to deliver into the Argentinian market.The aircraft recently underwent a modification program in Asia and delivered to Flybondi.com in November.

Flybondi.com, is a start-up, ultra-low-cost airline with plans to start commercial operations in early January following the much-anticipated deregulation of the Argentinian airline marketplace.This Boeing 737 will be employed on Flybondi.com’s first routes from Cordoba and El Palomar, Buenos Aires to Argentina’s main cities.

Commenting on the delivery of the aircraft, Julian Cook, CEO of Flybondi.com said:

“We are delighted to welcome this B737-800 as the first aircraft in our fleet and the start of our next phase of launching the airline.This is an exciting time in the development of our airline and we look forward to serving our future customers with this aircraft.We also look forward to working with and growing our relationship with SMBC Aviation Capital into the future.”

Brian Harvey, Chief Marketing Officer of SMBC Aviation Capital added:

“We are very pleased to add Flybondi.com as our newest customer and Argentina as a new country to our list of airline partners.This is an exciting time for Flybondi.com as the airline commences operations in Argentina and we at SMBC Aviation Capital are pleased to be able to play a supporting role in the launch of the airline.”

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