Posts: 3484
Joined: Fri May 10, 2002 11:43 am

Alaska Buys 2 More 737's

Fri May 31, 2002 9:45 am

Boeing Books Two 737-700s for Alaska Airlines

"SEATTLE, May 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA - News) today confirmed an order from Alaska Airlines for two additional airplanes, bringing the number of 737-700s that the airline has on firm order with Boeing to 19."

More at:

Good to see that the Airline industry is getting back to normal.
Never Trust Your Fuel Gauge
User avatar
lindy field
Posts: 2962
Joined: Tue Mar 27, 2001 1:52 pm

RE: Alaska Buys 2 More 737's

Fri May 31, 2002 9:57 am

Yeah, there was another thread this morning in which forum members were discussing Alaska's lack of planes for expansion. Obviously, these two new 737-700s might make future expansion into Florida or at Denver possible. Good news.
Posts: 335
Joined: Tue Apr 04, 2000 3:41 pm

RE: Alaska Buys 2 More 737's

Tue Jun 04, 2002 6:03 am

A little more info on this new order...looks like Alaska also converted one firm order for a 737-700 to a 737-900 for delivery next year. Total orders for the 737NG from Alaska now stand at 12 737-900s (5 delivered) and 19 737-700s (16 in service). Alaska will receive 1 -900 this year and 4 -900s and 3 -700s on 2003. The fleet will total 109 by 2003 according to Alaska CEO Bill Ayer. If this is true then this means that AS will only return one MD-80 by the end of 2003.
Happiest is a man who has his vocation as a hobby

Popular Searches On

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos