LOS ANGELES—Boeing confirms it quietly flew the initial high-density derivative of the 737-8 from its Renton, Washington, production site for the first time, on Jan. 13. The aircraft is modified with an additional set of cabin exit doors in the mid-fuselage so it can seat up to 200 passengers. It becomes the fourth variant of the 737 MAX family to fly after the 737-7, -8 and -9. For its first sortie, the aircraft flew to nearby Paine Field and Moses Lake before returning to Boeing ...

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