The first Boeing 737-300 was delivered
28 November 1984.
It seats 149 passengers and has a maximum range of 2.250 nm.
It's partly the same aircraft as the initial 737-200
, but the engines have been changed.
Between 1984 and 1999 a total of 1.113 Boeing 737-300 have been produced.
With a total procuction of 1.113 aircraft, the Boeing 737-300 flies with airlines all over the world: United Airlines (64), Lufthansa
Originally the Boeing 737 was the model used by low cost airlines like Southwest. Later also the Airbus A319
and the Boeing 737-800
have been used by low cost airlines. Using one aircraft type allowes lower costs.
The original Boeing 737-300 had no winglets, but in 2009 some old B-737-300 have them retrofitted like Ukraine International
A Boeing 737-300 is much smaller than an Airbus A330-200. Compare
In 1987 Boeing
introduced a shorter 737-300 (the 737-500
) and in 1988 a stretched 737-300 (the 737-400