New Australian airline Bonza’s first aircraft has touched down in the country for the first time.

Flight AB 001 landed at Sunshine Coast Airport – the first Boeing 737 MAX to be based in Australia.

It will welcome Australian travellers flying to an initial 17 destinations on 27 routes, subject to regulatory approval.

The aircraft will have its interiors fitted before commencing passenger services later this year.

‘Buzz around the country for Bonza’

“We are beyond excited to welcome our first aircraft to Sunshine Coast Airport and with so much buzz around the country for Bonza, we hope today is also exciting for the communities we’ll be flying to. Our team of legends have been working hard behind the scenes to reach this significant milestone and so it was important that we were all here to welcome flight AB 001 together,” said Tim Jordan, CEO of Bonza.

“We are now one important step closer to connecting more Australians with convenient low cost travel options to more destinations for holidays and to visit loved ones.”

Photo credit: Bonza

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