MEA-707 From Netherlands, joined Nov 1999, 4210 posts, RR: 36 Reply 14, posted (12 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 1350 times:
On routes no Airliners.net members ever fly on, like Boise-Portland or Islip-Baltimore, they secretly use Tupolev 134s and Dassault Mercures without telling anyone (it shows as 737 on the timetables and the safety cards). They will replace this small fleet with 737ng's as well in the next few years.
nobody has ever died from hard work, but why take the risk?
Lindy field From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 3087 posts, RR: 15 Reply 15, posted (12 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1335 times:
WN will be the launch customer of the 737-1100, designed as an ideal replacement for the 737-700. The 737-1100 is an important member of the Boeing 737 NNG family of aircraft, featuring extended wings and vertical stabilizers.
Traytable From UK - Wales, joined Mar 2011, 0 posts, RR: 0 Reply 16, posted (12 years 4 months 3 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 1272 times:
Speaking of Southwest, anyone see this? I'm sure they have the cash to buy the new 737s, but it's kind of surprising that their profits are down.
7/19 Reuters - Southwest Airlines profits fall 8 percent
"Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV - news), the No. 7 U.S. carrier, said on
Thursday that its second-quarter profits fell about 8 percent but it
remained profitable amid turbulent industry conditions.Southwest, known for
its inexpensive fares, said it stayed in the black thanks to a ``recession
resistant'' low-fare business strategy. The company said it expects lower
earnings again in the third quarter but it still sees itself ``solidly
Mfricke From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 267 posts, RR: 0 Reply 20, posted (12 years 4 months 3 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 1218 times:
For those of you who think Southwest has only flown 737's throughout it's 30 year history, think again. For many years in the late 1970's and early 1980's, they flew 727's. These flew on many routes, including their flights to Denver Stapleton (Anybody remember Southwest in the Mile High City?).