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Air Niugini delays delivery of four 737 MAX jets until at least 2024

SYDNEY, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Papua New Guinea carrier Air Niugini has updated its contract with Boeing Co to delay the delivery of its four 737 MAX jets on order until at least 2024, the airline's chief executive said on Tuesday.

The carrier had been due to receive its first 737 MAX this year.

Air Niugini Chief Executive Alan Milne told Reuters the delay would give the airline more time to complete a broader review of its fleet plans. (Reporting by Jamie Freed Editing by Paul Simao)