During a Finance Committee meeting on Thursday, the airline CEO Fabian Whorms has updated the legislators that procurement of the three Boeing 737-300s, which are aged between 18 and 21 years and are mostly operated to serve the global routes, will call for overall $7.9 million expenditure.
Whorms have been inconclusive on the lifespan of these jets.
Whorms has revealed that the airline will reinvest a part of the savings to boost the efficiency of the company, comprising keeping additional spare parts to facilitate faster management of maintenance problems.
President and CEO Fabian Whorms
said the airline is committed to "putting the safety of our passengers and crew first." Whorms
said the move will cause changes to flight schedules.
Cayman Airways, which operates flights out of O'Hare International Airport, suspended use of its new Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft "until more information is received," President Fabian Whorms said.
"We stand by our commitment to putting the safety of our passengers and crew first by maintaining complete and undoubtable safe operations," Whorms said in a statement.
Cayman Airways said it would suspend flights for its two 737 MAX 8 planes "until more information is received", CEO Fabian Whorms