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Malaysia Airlines Takes Delivery of Boeing 737-800

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Malaysia Airlines has taken delivery of a Next-Generation Boeing 737-800, its 100th 737 direct delivery.

Malaysia Airlines' new 737-800 features the Boeing Sky Interior, with larger pivoting overhead stowage bins, larger window reveals and LED lighting to enhance the sense of spaciousness.

The airline has an additional 10 737-800s on order.

"The 737 has, and continues to be, an amazing aircraft for our airline with its consistent reliability, unmatched economics and innovation in passenger comfort," said Ahmad Jauhari Yahya, group chief executive officer, Malaysia Airlines. "We used a 737 for our very first flight in 1972 and we are excited to now take delivery of our 100th airplane of its type."

Malaysia took delivery of its first 737, a 737-200, in 1972 and has operated the 737-200, 737-300, 737-400, 737-500 and 737-800 as well as 747-400s and 777-200ERs (Extended Range). 

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