Southwest Airlines To Retire 129 Boeing 737 Classics

DALLAS—Southwest Airlines expects to retire 118 Boeing 737-300s and 11 -500s by the end of 2018, says Kent Horton, director of aircraft engineering. The carrier also plans to add 36 new 737-800s and 17 used - 700s this year, he said during MRO Americas 2016 conference. The airline has taken 83 used...

Subscription Required


This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.

Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.

Already an AWIN subscriber? Login


Did you know?  Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.