First flights for three new aircraft were recorded in January 1998, the Dornier 328JET, the Boeing 737-600 (shown), and the Bombardier DH Dash 8Q Series 400.
Верный заказчик "Boeing" авиакомпания "Air China" выбрала 737-800 благодаря его способности вмещать почти 200 пассажиров, плюс экономичность двигателей CFM56-7B.
Brand-new Boeing 737-800s are being seen increasingly around Europe, Air Europa’s EC-HBN, one of ten on order, flying into Birmingham for a Cup Match on May 19, 1999.
Arriving at Palma on July 31, 1999, was Euralair Boeing 737-800 F-GRNC in the colours of the FRAM tour company.
Hamburg International has received Boeing 737-700 D-ASKH, on lease from Pembroke Capital.
Ryanair took delivery of its first Boeing 737-8AS, EI-CSA, at Dublin on 20/3/99. The airline ordered twenty five Boeing 737-800S and took out options on a further twenty in March 1998 as part of its ambitious expansion plans
Ryanair have applied extra ‘Easyjet style' titles to the standard livery on their Boeing 737-8AS EI-CSH to announce to the world that they are now competing seriously with Lufthansa
На снимке - один из 19 самолетов 737-700 компании "Scandinavian Airlines", эксплуатирующей также 20 лайнеров 737-800.
SPICEJET's CARGO division, SpiceXpress, recently took delivery of its first 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) as the India-based carrier expands its air cargo operation, particularly in the Middle East, Hong Kong and Bangladesh.
Голландский бюджетный авиаперевозчик "Transavia Airlines" предлагает регулярные и чартерные рейсы на курорты. В конце 2009 года в этой компании эксплуатировалось 19 авиалайнеров 737-800, еще шесть было заказано.
Одно время в авиакомпании "Tunisair" эксплуатировались авиалайнеры "Boeing" трех поколений одновременно. Компания получила семь самолетов 737-600 с мая 1999 по апрель 2001 года.
Encore, a subsidiary of Canada's Boeing 737 equipped WestJet, will start Q400 services from Calgary and Toronto to remote communities in British Columbia this year.
A Boeing C-40A Clipper transport (BuNo 168980, c/n 43827) for the US Navy rolled out in mid-July at Renton, Washington, is the 5,000th production Next Generation (NG) 737. The C-40A (model designation 737-7AFC) is based on the commercial 737-700C combi. The aircraft completed its first flight on July 22, 2014 using the test registration N513NV. At that point, Boeing held orders for 6,804 737 NGs and 2,109 737 MAXs. Total Boeing 737 orders now exceed 12,000, including Classic airliners and more than 100 for military roles.
Boeing 737-8LJ(WL) VP-BRF, (c/n 41195), named S Obraztsov, is the first of the type for Aeroflot Russian Airlines. The airliner was noted undergoing pre-flight preparations at Renton Municipal Airport in Washington on August 24, 2013. It is one of 25 of the variant ordered for the airline by Rostekhnologii (Rostec) and leased to it by Avia Capital Services. It is due to be handed over in September.
The striking livery currently used by Aerolineas Argentinas was first announced on June 9, 2010.
Boeing 737-700 LV-CPH (c/n 28238) is one of 22 in service with Aerolineas Argentinas.
31 марта 2012г. из Сиэттла в аэропорт "Борисполь" прибыл первый авиалайнер Boeing-737-800 из 11 новых самолетов такого типа, заказанных авиакомпанией "АэроСвит - Украинские авиалинии" на фирме "Боинг" . Уже 3 апреля самолет совершил первый коммерческий рейс Киев - Тель-Авив - Киев
"Air Berlin" эксплуатирует модели 737-700 и 737-800. Изображенный 737-86J ранее принадлежал "Air Comet".
Airberlin has a fleet of 50 Boeing 737s including 15 of the 700 series. Boeing 737-700 D-AGEC (c/n 36118) was delivered in March 2009.
"Air China". В парке авиакомпании числятся 20 самолетов 737-700 и 80 лайнеров 737-800 (плюс 27 самолетов 737-300). Заказаны еще 133 самолета 737-800.
Air Do operates flights from Chitose to airports around Hokkaido and to Honshu.
Air India Express uses 17 Boeing 737-800s, including 737-8HG VT-AXZ (c/n 36336). It plans to add 737 MAXes, but an order has yet to be announced.
Making its maiden flight in Air Niugini colours, at Budapest Airport on November 28, 2012, was Boeing 737-86Q(WL) EC-ISE (c/n 30290). The airliner was repainted from Air Europa colours at the airport and will become P2-PXC upon delivery. It joins a single 737-7L9 WL) and three 767-300ERs flown by the airline, as well as 12 Dash-8s and six Fokker 100s.
AirTran's integration will be completed this year. Its Boeing 717s are being leased to Delta.
One of Alaska Airlines' newest aircraft is 737-990ER N265AK (c/n 62682) which has been painted into a red, white and blue paint scheme to honour US military personnel.
The Boeing 737 MAX 8's continued grounding means operators continue to lease-in substitute equipment. One such aircraft, leased in by TUI Airways, is this AlbaStar 737-81Q EC-NAB (c/n 29051) pictured at Manchester recently.
The 737 taxiing at Renton outside Seattle during the ecoDemonstrator. This aircraft has since been repainted into American’s new livery.
Natural laminar flow, the smoothness of the flow over the wing, was another area of study in 2012.
American Airlines 737-800 N897NN airborne during the 45-day ecoDemonstrator test period in 2012.
The most numerous type within the American Airlines fleet is the Boeing 737-800. American currently has 207 of the type in service.
American Airlines has revived the colour schemes of several long-gone US carriers by repainting three Boeing 737- 800s. This 737-800 (N915NN) wears the livery of TWA, which became part of American in 2001. Other aircraft have the colours of Reno Air (bought by American in 2000) and AirCal (absorbed into American in 1987).
Batik Air Boeing 737-8GP 9M-LCK (c/n 38318) at Renton Municipal Airport prior to delivery, wearing a logo to denote that it is the 178th 737-800 for the Lion Air Group, Batik’s parent company. It has recently been announced that Batik has received an air operator’s certificate for operations in Australia.
China United Airlines has received the 9,000th Boeing 737, B-7562 (c/n 61682). The delivery happened only two years after the 8,000th 737 was delivered, reflecting the rising production output for the aircraft which now sees 52 produced every month.
The first Boeing 737-932ER for Delta Air Lines (N801DZ, c/n 31912) conducted a pre-delivery test flight and landed at Boeing Field - King County International Airport, Washington, on September 10, 2013. It is due to be delivered on or soon after September 24, and is the first of 100 of the type ordered for the airliner on August 22, 2011.
Delta Air Lines' Boeing 737-800, N3758Y (c/n 30814), was painted in the Sky Team special colour scheme in September 2012.
The first Boeing 737-8AL(WL) for the new Eastern Air Lines (N276EA, c/n 35070, formerly with Kenya Airways as 5Y-KYB), at Shannon Airport shortly after repainting. It is one of ten 737-800s that will be used by the company. The new Eastern has been set up by a group of airline managers who in 2011 acquired the intellectual property of Eastern Air Lines, which ceased operations in 1991.
To mark 100 years since Poland regained independence, Enter Air has repainted Boeing 737-8QB SP-ENX (c/n 30627) to remember the American aviator and movie producer Merian Caldwell Cooper, who founded the Kosciuszko Squadron.
Flydubai operates a fleet of Boeing 737-8KNs, having ordered 50 from the manufacturer on June 11, 2008.
While flydubai operates alongside Emirates, it has its own corporate identity and is very much an independent airline.
A new Turkish airline, Inter Airlines, is to start operations with this Boeing 737-800. Based in Antalya it will conduct charter flights between Turkey and Europe. The airline is scheduled to receive a second Boeing 737-800 later this year.
The first Boeing 737-81Z(WL) (YI-ASE, c/n 40104) for Iraqi Airways was on the ramp at Boeing Field/King County International Airport, Washington, on July 29, 2013. It first flew on June 20 and wears the new scheme adopted by the carrier. The Government of Iraq ordered 30 737-800s (plus ten options) in May 2008 and the first will enter service with the airline later this year.
Iraqi Airways Boeing 737-8172(W) YI-ASH (c/n 40076) on finals at Manchester. The carrier is now flying two services from the airport to Sulaymaniyah and Erbil. The routes mark an expansion in the airline's operations in the UK, joining the frequencies from London Gatwick to the same two cities and Baghdad.
The airline's Boeing 737s will begin receiving the New Sky interior from May 2014.
British holiday firm Jet2.com has placed its 92-strong fleet into storage.
KLM's 48 Boeing 737s, along with Cityhopper’s E-Jets and Fokker 70s, feed its Schiphol hub.
Rather than lay off parts of its workforce, KLM has reduced the hours of all staff in what its chief executive, Pieter Elbers, describes as "a more balanced approach."
Blended Winglets on a line-up of KLM Boeing 737-800s.
KLM’s hub at Amsterdam Schiphol is central to the airline’s business model.
This jet, ZS-ZWO (c/n 28373), is one of only two 737s in the kulula fleet that now sport a special scheme.
A close-up of the 'Flying 101 ’ livery that 737-86N(WL) ZS-ZWP (c/n 28612) sported for five years. This aircraft has since been repainted into a British Airways livery for Comair.
New 737-800s straight from the Boeing factory, including ZS-ZWA (c/n 40851) delivered in 2012, have the ‘K dot’ livery that is largely standard across the fleet.
Авиакомпания "Lionair" начала эксплуатировать 737-900ER, заказав 30 таких самолетов. Первый был поставлен 27 апреля 2007 года в необычной окраске, в которой смешались цвета самой авиакомпании и схема раскраски "Boeing".
Авиакомпания "Continental" первой в марте 1998 года разместила заказ на Model 739-900ER, но главным покупателем стала "Lion Air", заказавшая 178 лайнеров.
Indonesia's Lion Air Group took delivery of its 100th 737 Next-Generation airliner from Boeing on November 4, 2013. The aircraft, 737-9GPER PK-LOF (c/n 38741), is one of 67 Dash 900ERs now operated by the company's main Lion Air unit, the largest low-cost carrier in the country. It is pictured at King County Airport/Boeing Field two days after being handed over. Lion Air also flies 19 737-800s, with the group's other 14 737NGs operated by Batik Air, Thai Lion Air and Malindo Air. The Lion Air Group also holds firm orders for 201 737 MAX airliners plus 150 options.
Индонезийский авиаперевозчик "Lion Air" ("PT Lion Mentari Airlines") располагает флотом, в котором доминируют лайнеры 737-го семейства. "Lion Air" получила первый 737-900ER в апреле 2007 года, они окрашены по комбинированной схеме - в цвета "Lion Air" и "Boeing". К 2011 году компания имела уже заказ на 12 самолетов 737-800 и эксплуатировала 49 лайнеров 737-900ER - плюс еще 121 такой самолет был заказан.
Six of the airline’s 56 Boeing 737-800s on stand at its Kuala Lumpur hub.
Mango Boeing 737-8BG ZS-SJO (c/n 32357) departs Johannesburg. This low-cost carrier is to review its fleet as plans proceed for it to be merged with its South African Airways parent company.
Monarch is leasing Boeing 737-800 G-ZBAV (c/n 40874, ex-TC-AAY with Pegasus Airlines). This is the first 737 to wear the Monarch livery for more than 20 years. It will assist the airline as it prepares to transition to the 737 MAX 8 from 2018.
Boeing 737-800 LN-NGJ (c/n 39021) is one of the most recent to be delivered to Norwegian.
Norwegian's very distinctive aircraft colour scheme is clearly shown in this shot of Boeing 737-800 LN-DYV (c/n 39009) seen at Salzburg international airport.
Norwegian has 65 Boeing 737- 800s in its fleet.
Both Boeing 737-800s previously flown by Dobrolet Airlines have been transferred to Orenair. Dobrolet, a subsidiary of Aeroflot, started revenue-earning flights with the two aircraft in June 2014, but on July 30 it was placed on a blacklist as part of the European sanctions against Russia over its involvement in the conflict in Ukraine. The carrier ceased operations on August 4. Boeing 737-8FZ(WL) VQ-BTS (c/n 41991) in Orenair colours was noted landing at Palma de Mallorca on August 24 at the conclusion of a service from Moscow Domodedovo Airport.
"Virgin Australia Airlines". Компания, известная ранее как "Virgin Blue", была создана в 2000 году, а по состоянию на лето 2011 года она располагала 16 лайнерами 737-700 и 42 самолетами 737-800, плюс заказаны еще 52 самолета 737-800 - их поставки продлятся с июня 2011 года по 2017 год.
Pegasus operates Boeing 737-800s, but the airline will start taking delivery of the Airbus A320neo in 2016.
A Pegasus Boeing 737-800 about to touch down.
Boeing and Airbus are both seeking fuel savings with their efficiency improvements to the 737NG and A320ceo.
Qantas domestic’s fleet includes 28 Boeing 737s - this one is pictured departing Cairns.
Royal Air Maroc (RAM) ended its 60 th anniversary year in 2017 by announcing it will receive four 787-9 Dreamliners: the airline already operates five 787-8s. Royal Air Maroc 737-85P(WL) CN-RCV (c/n 33982), specially painted to mark the anniversary, is pictured at Brussels in December 2017. The airline is planning to expand its network to North and South America with the 787s
Ryanair now operates more Boeing 737-800s than any other airline, after taking delivery of its 400th Boeing 737-800, EI-FRC (c/n 62690), pictured here at Paine Field.
"Ryanair". Компания ввела 737-800 в эксплуатацию в 1999 году, а к 2011 году стала "авиакомпанией одного типа самолетов" - в ее парке 272 лайнера 737-800 (больше всех в мире). Винглеты установлены на всех 737-800 компании.
Ryanair received the first of 180 new Boeing 737-800s in September 2014.
Ryanair's place as the largest operator of the Boeing 737-800 in Europe was confirmed when it received its 450th example, EI-FZF (c/n 44779), pictured arriving in Dublin at the end of its delivery flight. The Irish low-cost carrier has a further 80 737-800s on order. Only Southwest Airlines operates more 737s.
Low-cost carrier Ryanair took delivery in December 2012 of the final pair of Boeing 737-8AS(WL) it had on order. The last to arrive at Dublin Airport in Ireland was EI-EVY (c/n 40319, ex N1796B) which landed there just before 14:00hrs on December 18 at the end of its delivery flight from Boeing Field/King County International Airport, Washington. The deliveries take Ryanair's current fleet to 305 Boeing 737-800s. The carrier placed its last order for ten 737-800s on December 18, 2009.
Ryanair has a growing presence at hub airports.
Scandinavian Airlines has painted 737-86N LN-RGI (c/n 35646) into this distinctive scheme to mark the airline’s 70th anniversary this year. This aircraft is leased by SAS from GECAS and was built in 2014.
Japanese carrier Skymark Airlines has applied special markings to Boeing 737-86N JA73NT (c/n 41264), seen here at Tokyo Haneda, and is known as the 'Shimomachi Bobsled Jet'.
"СкайАп" эксплуатировала четыре "Боинга 737-800"
Smartwings Boeing 737-8CX(WL) N277EA (c/n 32359) departing Gatwick on September 5, 2019. This aircraft wears a hybrid livery blending the colours of its operator with the fuselage cheatline of the revived Eastern Air Lines Inc, which briefly operated this aircraft in 2017.
Схожий с классическим 737-300, самолет Boeing 737-700 стал первым представителем нового поколения. Данную машину в июле 2007 года получила ангольская авиакомпания "SonAir".
Boeing 737-7H4 N778SW (c/n 27883) photographed at Denver International Airport. Southwest Airlines introduced a revised colour scheme in 2014.
A number of Southwest’s aircraft wear distinctive special liveries, including 737-7H4 N918WN (c/n 29843), pictured here at Las Vegas, which has a livery called Illinois One.
Another colourful Southwest special is 737-7H4 N280WN (c/n 32533), seen at Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International, wearing its Missouri One livery.
This colourful Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700, N280WN (c/n 32533), has been painted in ’Missouri One’ colours since 2015.
"Southwest Airlines" располагает 361 лайнером 737NG, она является крупнейшим эксплуатантом самолетов семейства. Компания имеет только самолеты Boeing 737 и стала стартовым заказчиком на модель NG. Заказаны еще 20 лайнеров 737-800, а также 113 самолетов 737-700.
Several Southwest 737s are 'logojets’ carrying adverts.
Southwest flies the world’s largest all-Boeing 737 fleet - 724 aircraft in several iterations, including 737-8H4 N8643A (c/n 42524) pictured at Seattle - Tacoma.
Southwest 737s on stand at Los Angeles International. The airline claims 30% of the Los Angeles Basin, the USA's second-largest market, and is currently modernising its facilities at the airport in a project scheduled to be completed in the second quarter of 2018.
Boeing 737-700 N714CB at Los Angeles International Airport - one of three ‘retrojets’ that wear Southwest's former ‘desert gold’ livery.
SunExpress Boeing 737-8Z9(WL) D-ASXA (c/n 28178) was in November 2018 painted in special colours promoting the newly released animation The Grinch.
Sunwing Airlines Boeing 737-800(W) C-GOWG (msn 37757), pictured arriving at Toronto Lester B Pearson International Airport, is the first Sunwing 737 to be adorned with decals promoting Oasis Hotels.
Sunwing Airlines has applied decals to some of its aircraft to highlight winter season destinations. Boeing 737-808(W) C-FTAH (c/n 29351), pictured at Toronto Lester B Pearson International Airport, has decals promoting flights to Cuba.
2 июля 2008 года авиакомпания "Sunwing" получила этот 737-800. У "Boeing" сначала возникли проблемы с вертикальными законцовками крыла лайнера 737, но теперь они вписались в конструкцию самолета вполне удачно, как видно на снимке этой канадской машины.
Romanian airline Tarom celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, having been founded on September 18, 1954. To mark the milestone it has painted Boeing 737-78J(WL) YR-BGG, named Craiova (c/n 28422, ex N1786B), with ‘Happy 60 Years’ on its tail. The airliner had previously worn the retro scheme, as used by the Lisunov Li-2s and Ilyushin Il-14s with which Tarom began operations, to mark the 55th anniversary of the airline in 2009. It is pictured at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport in Hungary on January 13, 2014.
Thompson Airways is repainting its fleet in the new 'wave' scheme. New Boeing 737-8K5(WL) G-TAWK (c/n 37239) was delivered in the fresh colours on November 19, 2012. It is seen being pushed back from Terminal 2 at Manchester Airport, one week later at the start of its second revenue-earning flight with the airline. The first 737 in the new scheme (G-FDZA, c/n 35134) arrived back at Manchester after painting at Norwich, Norfolk, on November 11.
Boeing 737-8MC N1782B (c/n 44435), pictured at Paine Field in March 2015, is the first aircraft to sport Transaero Airlines' new livery. The jet will be operated by the Russian carrier as EI-RUR. The revised colour scheme is Transaero's first major rebrand since it started operations in 1991.
Transavia Boeing 737-8K2 PH-HZW (c/n 29345) departs Groningen-Eelde Airport, showing the new colours of the Dutch carrier. The entire fleet will have the revised scheme by 2019. Transavia will receive two new 737-800s in April/May 2015, bringing the airline's total fleet in the Netherlands to nine 737-7K2s and 24 737-8K2s.
Transavia Airlines Boeing 737-8K2 PH-HSE (c/n 39259), seen taking off from Groningen-Eelde for a flight to Lanzarote, is now a logojet for the Dutch tour operator Neckermann Reizen, part of the Thomas Cook Group. Two other Transavia 737-800s (PH-HZG and PH-HSA) are currently flying as logojets for Sunweb, another Dutch tour operator.
TUI Fly Boeing 737-800 D-ATUZ (c/n 34691) has recently been painted in a new logo scheme promoting a hotel chain. This aircraft was pictured at Manchester in February after having brought FC Augsburg fans to northwest England for their game against Liverpool.
Boeing 737-9F2ER(WL) TC-JYI (c/n 40985) is the 200th aircraft to enter service with Turkish Airlines. Delivered on November 8, 2012, it carries markings on its front fuselage highlighting its significance to the carrier, while 'We cover more countries than any other airline' appears aft of the wings. A ceremony was held five days later, attended by the carrier's Chairman Hamdi Topgu and CEO Dr Temel Kotil, along with the Turkish Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek, to welcome the aircraft into the fleet. It is seen arriving at Manchester Airport at the end of its second revenue-earning service on November 16.
Boeing 737-8F2(WL) TC-JHY (c/n 42003) of Turkish Airlines carries special titles on its forward fuselage to commemorate 100 years of Turkish cinema - in English on the starboard side and Turkish on the port. The airliner is a relatively new addition to the flag carrier's fleet, having been delivered on February 19, 2014. It was noted at Birmingham Airport in the West Midlands on September 30.
Boeing is working on a number of structural and systems improvements to the 737NG to reduce its fuel burn.
24 июля 2009г. парк авиакомпании "Международные Авиалинии Украины" пополнился новым самолетом Boeing 737-800, изготовленным на заводе концерна "Боинг" в Сиэтле.
Ukraine Airlines flight PS752 crashed seven minutes after take-off with the loss of all 167 passengers and nine crew onboard.
A Boeing 737-800, UR-PSR (c/n 38124), was mistakenly shot down by the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) on January 8, 2020.
The airliner, UR-PSR (c/n 38124), had been delivered new to the Ukrainian carrier in 2016.
Boeing 737-924ER(WL) N75432 (c/n 32835, ex N1779B) is the logo jet for United Airlines’ Eco-Skies programme to reduce its environmental impact. The airliner is seen on approach to Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey on January 29, 2014. A 737-824(WL) (N76516, c/n 37096) was previously used as the Eco-Skies logoship, but was repainted in Star Alliance colours in October 2013.
Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800, VH-YFW (c/n 41037) "Turquoise Bay", accelerates down 01L/19R as it becomes the first aircraft to depart from the new runway.
The first scheduled departure, flight VA781, rotates for Cairns.
Brisbane Airport's aircraft rescue and firefighting service provide the customary water salute ahead of the maiden departure.
On December 2, 2013 WestJet and Walt Disney World unveiled ‘The Magic Plane’, Boeing 737-8CT(WL) C-GWSZ/‘812' (c/n 37092, ex N1787B) features Disney's Mickey Mouse, as depicted in the film Fantasia, on the tail and various fireworks along the fuselage on a dark blue background. ‘The Magic Plane' made its inaugural flight on December 3 from Calgary, Alberta, to Orlando, Florida, and is seen two days later arriving at Toronto Lester B Pearson International, Ontario. The scheme was applied to the airliner over 24 days by 26 people and will be kept for five years.
Canadian low-cost carrier WestJet has repainted Boeing 737-7CT (C-GQWJ, c/n 35505) with a tartan tail fin to mark the May 29 2015 start of its next transatlantic route - between Glasgow Prestwick and Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Канадская "WestJet" - один из многих дискаунтеров, эксплуатирующих самолеты 737-700/800. Компания имеет 68 лайнеров 737-700 и 14 самолетов 737-800; на снимке - вариант 737-700.
Low-cost carriers globally have posted positive results in recent months, but there are challenges on costs.
Indonesian Air Force Boeing 737-800 A-001 (c/n 41706) was seen at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport on October 25, 2015 with President Joko Widodo on board. The aircraft can fly up to 10 hours non-stop, is able to land on short airstrips, and configured with four meeting rooms, a master en suite bedroom, two state rooms, 12 executive seats and 44 staff seats. The aircraft is assigned to Skadron Udara 17 ‘Kereta Kencana’ (Royal Chariots), headquartered at Halim Perdanakusuma International Airport in Jakarta.
Boeing launched its 737-800BCF conversion for the 737-800 in 2016, with the conversion providing competition for AEl's 737-800SF and IAI Bedek's 737-800BDSF.
The first 737-800BCF departs Victorville, California, on its journey to East Midlands Airport on delivery to West Atlantic. Boeing
Israel Aerospace Industries' 737-800BDSF is the third conversion option to become available for the 737-800.
Boeing 737-8K2(WL) N1786B (c/n 37791) is the first of the company’s Next-Generation aircraft to be produced after an increase in production to 42 aircraft a month. It is seen at King County International/Boeing Field, Washington, following its first flight on March 25, 2014. The airliner will be delivered to Transavia France as F-GZHL.
Boeing marked its centennial at Everett in mid-July 2016 with a static line of its key commercial aircraft, comprising a 707 (Omega), 717-2BD (Delta), 727-22 (ex-United), 737-990ER (Alaska), 747-867F (Cathay Pacific), 757-222 (United), 767-3S2 (FedEx), 777-31HER (Emirates) and 787-9 (All Nippon).
Alaska Airlines recently completed the takeover of Virgin America, making it the fifth-largest airline in the United States. Boeing 737-990ER N493AS (c/n 41427) has received a one-off scheme that combines the liveries of both carriers, with the Virgin red transitioning into Alaska’s blue. The aircraft is pictured at San Francisco International Airport.
Alaska Airlines has unveiled its first major rebrand for a quarter of a century. The carrier s distinctive new livery introduces a revised colour palette, a refreshed wordmark and a reworked version of the Eskimo face on the tail. The first aircraft to receive the new colours is Boeing 737-800 N563AS (c/n 35180), pictured inside the hangar on the livery’s unveiling, which features Aviation Partners Boeing Split Scimitar Winglets.
Boeing 737-8LD ZS-ZWD (c/n 40855) photographed at Pretoria in September 2016.
Boeing 737-8H4(WL) N8642E (c/n 42525) delivered to Southwest Airlines on August 6, 2014 is the first to wear the carrier’s new scheme.
BOEING RECENTLY completed first 5,000 737 deliveries were the 10,000th 737 family aircraft spread across the programme’s at Renton, ensuring the type now holds the Guinness World aircraft ever. The landmark aircraft, 737-800 N8717M (c/n 42571), is for Southwest Airlines and completed its first flight on March 26, 2018.
Canadian low-cost carrier Sunwings is continuing to lease a number of its Boeing 737-800s to operators around Europe for the summer season. One of these is C-FYLC (c/n 33029), which is being operated by Travel Service and is seen departing Palma de Mallorca.
Sunwing Airlines has grounded its fleet and leased examples have been returned to the lessors.
An artist's impression of how the Aviation Partners Boeing Split Scimitar Winglet will look on a Thomson Airways Boeing 737-800.
TUI's Boeing 737-800 D-ATUJ (c/n 39923) has received a distinctive livery promoting Haribo Tropifrutti sweets. The aircraft is pictured at Eindhoven shortly after it was painted in the scheme.
Boeing 737-824(WL) N37277 lifts off for a test flight of the Aviation Partners Boeing Split Scimitar Wing lets.
Westjet implemented a 30-day suspension of all international flights on March 22, 2020. Only a few domestic rotations remain.
Executive operator PrivatAir of Switzerland’s three Boeing Business Jets (BBJ). Also available from later this year is the BBJ2 which is 19 ft longer though with slightly less range. Boeing is also currently assessing the market for a possible business jet version of the Boeing 757.
BBJ HB-IIQ of PrivatAir lands at the Troll Research Station on November 28, 2012.
Boeing launched the 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter option for converting 737-800s into cargo aircraft. The type has already secured 30 firm orders and 25 commitments.
Numbers of CFM56-5BS (for Airbus A320-family aircraft) and CFM56-7BS (for Boeing 737NGs) for exchange are bound to grow substantially as more and more A320s and 737NGs are retired.