On 22nd April 1998 the first Boeing 737-800 was deliverd to Hapag Lloyd.
It seats 180 passengers and has a maximum range of 2.926 nm.
2002 : with Ryanair in London
2003 : with Ryanair in Liverpool
2004 : with Ryanair in Glasgow
Airlines that bought the 737-800 include: Ryanair, Air Berlin, Qantas, Turkish Airlines, Korean Air, Air Europa, Royal Air Maroc, Transavia.
By may 2005 some 869 boeing 737-800 had been build and all were still in service and some 389 were on order.
By the end of 2006, Boeing had recieved 2082 orders for a 737-800.
Other models of the Boeing 737 Next Generation are the small 737-600, the 149 seater 737-700 and the larger 737-900.
The Next Generation Boeing 737-800 (1998) was introduced 10 years after the Airbus A320 entered commercial service (1988).
Boeing continued the delivery of Boeing 737-300 untill 1999.
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