Boeing Delivers Next-Generation 737 to China United Airlines

The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] Wednesday delivered a Next-Generation 737-800 to China United Airlines Company Limited, marking the first delivery of a new 737 to the airline.

China United Airlines, a Beijing-based airline jointly owned by Shanghai Airlines Company Limited and China Aviation Supplies Import and Export Group Corporation (CASGC), operates a scheduled network of destinations within China.

The new airplane is leased from International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) to China United Airlines. This is the third Next-Generation 737 in China United Airlines' fleet. The carrier currently operates two Boeing 737-700s leased from Shanghai Airlines.

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