SEATTLE, WASHINGTONUnited Airlines has taken delivery of the first of thirteen Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, under the sale and leaseback transactions CDB Aviation announced earlier in the year and in 2020.

“We are very excited to celebrate the delivery of United’s first 737 MAX 8, we enthusiastically welcomed United to our increasing base of customers within the Americas and look forward to building a key strategic relationship with a top-tier airline such as United," said Peter Goodman, CDB Aviation Chief Commercial Officer.

"CDB Aviation’s MAX aircraft will help the carrier advance its United Next vision, which is aimed to revolutionize the experience of flying with newer, more fuel-efficient aircraft while meeting a resurgence in air travel with the best experience in the sky," Goodman added.