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13-Sep-2016 8:36 AM

Southwest confirms retirement of final 737-500 aircraft in early Sep-2016

Southwest Airlines confirmed (05-Sep-2016) its final Boeing 737-500 aircraft was retired from the fleet on 05-Sep-2016. The retirement of the 737-500 marks a "major milestone" in Southwest’s fleet modernisation plan, which includes the accelerated retirement of the classic fleet. By autumn 2017, all 737-300 aircraft will be retired from the fleet, making way for an all 737-700, 737-800 and 737 MAX fleet. [more - original PR]

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