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Alaska Airlines Receives First Boeing 737-900

Alaska Airlines Receives First Boeing 737-900

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Alaska Airlines Receives First Boeing 737-900

Alaska Airlines Receives First Boeing 737-900

SEATTLE, May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- During a festive celebration in Seattle today, The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA - news) delivered the first 737-900 to launch customer Alaska Airlines. The new airplane is the first of 11 737-900s Alaska will receive between May and April 2003 and the first of three the airline will receive this month.

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20001004/BOEINGLOGO ) At 138 feet 2 inches, the 737-900 is the longest of the four
Next-Generation 737 models and seats the most passengers. As configured by
Alaska, the airplane carries 172 passengers in a two-class configuration,
52 more passengers than their 737-700s and 34 more than their 737-400s and
MD-80s.
http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/010516/sfw098.html
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