The Boeing Company has achieved a major milestone with the delivery of the 1,000th 757 to American Airlines.
In the history of commercial aviation, only seven commercial airplane programs have achieved 1,000 or more airplanes. Boeing can claim six of the seven with the 707, 727, 737, 747, 757 and the McDonnell Douglas MD-80.
American Airlines operates the largest 757 fleet in the world. The 1,000th airplane is the 148th 757 to join American's fleet.