Iraqi Airways Takes Delivery of New Boeing 737-800

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Boeing has delivered a Next-Generation 737-800 to Iraqi Airways, the first of 30 aircraft that the airline ordered in 2008.

With this delivery, Iraqi Airways currently has 39 Boeing aircraft on order, including 29 737-800s and 10 787 Dreamliners.

"The Next-Generation 737-800 will play a key role in helping us modernize our fleet and integrate into the regional and international commercial aviation system," said H.E. Hadi Al Ameri, Iraq's Minister of Transportation. "Boeing has played a pivotal role in our growth plan and the Next-Generation 737 has earned an excellent reputation for reliability and operational efficiency."

Boeing has delivered more than 7,600 737s including more than 4,500 Next-Generation 737s.

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