Posts tagged ‘737-800’

April 4, 2011

Boeing 737-800 Aircraft Performance

The Boeing 737-800

General Information

The Boeing 737-800 was originally designated as the 737-400X and was stretched to 129 feet 6 inch compared to the -400, with its seating capacity increased to 189. The Boeing 737-800 project was launched on 5 September 1994 as commitments exceeded 40. Roughly 4 years, in April 1998, the first aircraft was delivered to launch customer Hapag Lloyd. Compared to other versions of the popular 737 family, the 737-800 is by far the most succesful version ever, having a backlog of orders that will ensure 737 production until at least 2012.

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