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Recent Unidentified 737-600 Order, Who Is It?  
User currently offlineHoya From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 474 posts, RR: 0
Posted (11 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 4081 times:

I was just browsing through Boeing's 2004 orders, and I noticed that on Dec. 29, an unidentified customer ordered 5 737-600s. Now we all know sales for this model aren't doing too well, so my question is what airline would order these? Any speculation or rumors out there? An add-on for WestJet perhaps?

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User currently offlineEddieDude From Mexico, joined Nov 2003, 8220 posts, RR: 42
Reply 1, posted (11 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 4007 times:

With AM busy replacing its MD-82's, 83's and 88's with 737-700's, I wouldn't dare to say that it's them (for purposes of replacing the MD-87's); moreover, their next move seems to be getting 772ER's for their long-haul services so I really doubt this order was made by AM. Or could it be them?

It will be interesting to find out more about this order because, as Hoya mentioned, the sales of the 736 have been kind of meager.

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User currently offline777ER From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 12976 posts, RR: 15
Reply 2, posted (11 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 3798 times:

Could be a leasing company


User currently offlinePANAM_DC10 From Australia, joined Aug 2000, 4287 posts, RR: 83
Reply 3, posted (11 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 3789 times:

My guess is Westjet. Westjet filed twice in the second half that they had exercised Purchase Rights for at least 3 more 736. I know this order is for 5 but no corresponding order for these 3 had appeared, maybe they added a couple more frames.


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User currently offlineAs739x From United States of America, joined Apr 2003, 6395 posts, RR: 24
Reply 4, posted (11 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days ago) and read 3515 times:

I think PANAM is right. I did remember reading that WestJet exercised options for these 736 birds.


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User currently offlineCapri From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 516 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (11 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days ago) and read 3506 times:

It could be RAM, they put 6 B734 to 8A(atlasblue) and their remaining B735 are aging fast, around 12 years old, and with new program that they put to get 10m tourists by 2010 to Morocco, there is no reason why not RAM put a such order and in Morocco they never reveal anything to the media till it's too late anyway.

User currently offlineRlwynn From Germany, joined Dec 2000, 1219 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (11 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days ago) and read 3473 times:

I am happy to see more 600s ordered. Whoever ordered them is pretty smart. They wanted a good robust plane over what the bean counters would say. These planes will be flying when we are all old.

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