American airframer Boeing has delivered Irish carrier Ryanair’s 400th 737-800.
The Dublin based carrier which pioneered the the low cost carrier model in Europe took delivery of it’s first 737-800 in March 1999 and currently operates the largest 737 fleet in the world.
“The Boeing 737-800 aircraft, with its industry leading technical reliability and seating capacity, has been the foundation upon which our successful and safe growth has been built upon, since we took our first delivery in March 1999, We are delighted to be now taking delivery of our 400th 737-800, which includes the new Boeing Sky Interior and slimline seats, offering extra leg room and an enhanced customer experience, as part of our ‘Always Getting Programme’.”
Monty Oliver, vice president, European Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
“A key factor in Ryanair’s continued success is the outstanding economics of the Next-Generation 737-800, This 400th 737 delivery is a special milestone for both our companies and we are honored that Ryanair continues to be an all-Boeing operator.”