Boeing Next-Generation 737 Fleet Reaches 10 Million Flight Hours in Record Time

The worldwide fleet of Boeing Next-Generation 737s this week surpassed 10 million flight hours, a feat equal to one airplane flying more than 1,141 years nonstop. The world's fastest-selling airplane family is the first and only commercial jetliner to reach this milestone in record time -- five short years.

The 737-600, 737-700, 737-800 and 737-900 have logged almost half the hours accumulated by its aging competitor, the 16-year-old A320. More than 1,300 Next-Generation 737s are in service today. As of April 2003, the newer 737s have won orders for 2,080 airplanes. To learn more about the popular single-aisle jetliner, visit the 737 Web site.

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