The Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft is designed to offer flexibility, reliability and efficiency in the single-aisle market with a configuration of 10 flatbed Business Class seats and 156 Economy Class seats. The MAX business seat takes comfort to a new level with a focus on space, privacy, rest and entertainment while the MAX economy seat offers comfort and comprehensive entertainment options delivered through an 11.6-inch HD screen.
The aircraft has a maximum range of 6,560 kilometres which represents an extension of 370 kilometres compared to its predecessor. The Boeing 737 MAX 8 is powered by two cutting edge CFM International LEAP-1B engines which each produce 28,000 pounds of thrust. Fuel burn, emissions and noise have all been noticeably improved compared to earlier models. The Boeing 737 MAX 8 weighs-in at a maximum takeoff weight of 82,190 Kilograms, with a wingspan of 35.9 meters and a length that measures 39.52 meters.
flydubai operates 18 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft as part of a wider fleet that includes 3 Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft, 34 Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 and 55 Boeing 737 models.