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What Airlines Fly The B737-500and 600?  
User currently offlineKevin752 From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 726 posts, RR: 4
Posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 3741 times:

I would like to know some airlines that fly the 737-500 and 600. I only know that Southwest flies these series or planes.

Thank you for the info on this.
Kevin752


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User currently offlineFlagshipAZ From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 3419 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 3729 times:

Southwest does not have any -600 series of the 737. They do have only 25 of the -500 series. WN has, in the past, operated the -200, -500, -300 & -700 series only, along with half-dozen 727-200s in the 1980s. Regards.


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User currently offlineWang767 From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 56 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 3727 times:

Well, SWA doesn't fly -600 at all. That's for sure.


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User currently offlineHlywdCatft From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 5321 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 3710 times:

SAS? Does SAS have the 737-500? They are one of the few airlines that I can think of that flies the 600

User currently offlineFlagshipAZ From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 3419 posts, RR: 14
Reply 4, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 3702 times:

Forgot to answer the main part of your question there. Only one carrier operates both the -500 & -600 of the 737. TunisAir of Tunisia has 4 735 & 7 736. A sidenote, three leasing companies have ordered both series...GE Capital, ILFC & Pembroke. SAS never had the -500, just 28 of the -600. Hope that helps. Regards.


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User currently offlineEmiratesA345 From Canada, joined Jun 2003, 2123 posts, RR: 9
Reply 5, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 3699 times:

LOT Polish Airlines flies 10 B737-500's.

CSA Czech Airlines operate 5 of the same type. (B737-500)

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User currently offlineNorthStarDC4M From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 3004 posts, RR: 37
Reply 6, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 3676 times:
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if you count Braathens as part of SAS, then you could say it operates both, but i believe thats the closest you're going to get...


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User currently offlineFlybynight From Norway, joined Jul 2003, 1005 posts, RR: 2
Reply 7, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 3669 times:

SAS was the launch customer for 736. Traditionally SAS was flying MD80's/DC-9's before the 737. Braathens flies the 500's as NorthStar mentioned, but SAS colors are only 736's (and 737-700 and 800's as well).
I have flown countless 735 on United. Mostly from EWR to the various United hubs. To be honest, I've found the MD80's in many ways more comfortable, especially the lower noise level because of the engine location.



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User currently offlineKevin752 From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 726 posts, RR: 4
Reply 8, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 3621 times:

Thankyou all for the information. As I can see many airlines did not buy this aircraft. Boeing must of lost alot of money on these 2 series of 737's.


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User currently offlineSailorOrion From Germany, joined Feb 2001, 2058 posts, RR: 6
Reply 9, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 3578 times:

LH currently operates 30 odd 737-500, along with another 30 odd 737-300.

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User currently offlineTekelberry From United States of America, joined May 2003, 1459 posts, RR: 4
Reply 10, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 3545 times:

The -500 and -600 shouldn't be grouped together.

The -500 is an old version of the 737 and the -600 is a next-gen version of the 737.


User currently offlineFlyer737 From Belgium, joined Feb 2001, 4 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (10 years 12 months 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3503 times:

I think Tunisair flies both the 500 and the 600.

User currently offlineJobalas From France, joined Mar 2001, 146 posts, RR: 2
Reply 12, posted (10 years 12 months 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 3438 times:

We (AF) have some 737-500 and 737-300. We ll sell these aircrafts and normally in 2006/2007 all the 737 ll be changed for A318.


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User currently offlineVfw614 From Germany, joined Dec 2001, 3996 posts, RR: 5
Reply 13, posted (10 years 12 months 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 3420 times:

In addition to Tunisair, MALEV has operated (or still does operate) a few leased -500s alongside new -600. The -500 will be replaced by the -600s, so it is just a matter of months.

The -600 is not exactly selling like hot cake.....


User currently offlineBahadir From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 1775 posts, RR: 10
Reply 14, posted (10 years 12 months 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 3400 times:

What amazes me that Turkish has big numbers of -400s and -500s but in addition they operate either 2 or 3 -500s. Interesting combination..

BAHA



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User currently offlineLjungdahl From Sweden, joined Apr 2002, 907 posts, RR: 36
Reply 15, posted (10 years 12 months 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 3394 times:

A little correction here: (sorry about the plug...  Big grin )

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SAS did indeed operate the -500, but they get rid of them all before the arrival of the -600s.

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