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Bonza’s Sixth Aircraft Has Been Named ‘Bruce’

Bonza has today revealed the name for their sixth aircraft as ‘Bruce’, arguably one of the most beloved Aussie Monikers.  Bruce joins Matilda, Shazza, Bazza, Sheila and Malc in the carrier’s growing fleet. 

Introducing Bruce, Bonza's Sixth Boeing 737-8 MAX - Courtesy Bonza

On Wednesday (February 28, 2024), Bonza announced that their sixth aircraft has been named ‘Bruce’, arguably one of the most beloved Aussie Monikers,  Bruce joins Matilda, Shazza, Bazza, Sheila and Malc in Bonza’s growing Boeing 737-8 MAX fleet.  Matilda was named last year in celebration of the Matildas’ World Cup success.  The new name comes as the Australian low-cost carrier recently announced plans for a fourth operating base later this year, and a fleet expansion of up to 10 aircraft by the end of 2024.

In Wednesday’s announcement, Bonza’s CEO, Tim Jordan, said,

“I feel every Aussie knows a Bruce and we’re proud to have our very own Bruce join Bonza’s fleet.  Like his companions, our purple army of fans on social media helped name this aircraft with Bruce being one of the most requested names we’ve had.  The name is apt because we’re also encouraging Aussies to get off the Bruce Highway and onto Bonza’s Bruce with some great deals to be had within Bonza’s network of 21 destinations.  We are thrilled to welcome Bruce and Matilda to our fleet and they join Shazza, Bazza, Sheila and Malc. We will have more to say about our future fleet expansion when the time is right.”

Bonza is Australia’s new, and only independent low-cost carrier (LCC), enabling Australians to explore more of their own backyard at low prices.  The airline currently operates a fleet of six brand new Boeing 737-8 MAX aircraft, serving 38 routes across 21 destinations from three bases.  Bonza’s all-Aussie menu is 100 percent locally sourced and is ordered on-demand via the Fly Bonza App, which is also the only place to book directly with Bonza.


Source: Bonza


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