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Boeing Delivers 5,000th 737 To Southwest Airlines

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RENTON, Washington, According to a news release issued by the Boeing Company, the firm and customer Southwest Airlines celebrated the 5,000th 737 to come off the production line on February 13, 2006, as thousands of Boeing employees and guests attended an historic delivery ceremony at the company's Renton, Washington, factory.

The 5,000th 737, a 737-700 painted in Southwest Airlines colors, was the centerpiece of the celebration.

According to Boeing, with more than 4,100 airplanes in service, the 737 represents more than a quarter of the total worldwide fleet of large commercial jets flying today. More than 541 operators fly 737s into more than 1,200 cities in 190 countries.

Southwest Airlines operates an all Boeing 737 fleet.

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