Boeing Statement on Virgin Blue's Selection of the Next-Generation 737

SEATTLE, Feb. 23, 2010 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] is delighted that Virgin Blue has selected the Boeing Next-Generation 737 for the replacement and expansion of its single-aisle fleet.

We look forward to working with Virgin Blue to finalize the order, at which time it will be posted to the Boeing Orders and Deliveries Web site.

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Miles Kotay
Boeing Commercial Airplanes International Communications
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Ken Morton
Boeing Australia