Boeing delivers first 737-800 to Iraqi Airways
Seattle, August 13, 2013
Boeing has delivered a Next-Generation 737-800 to Iraqi Airways, the first of 30 that the airline ordered in 2008, marking a milestone in its relationship with the airline.
“The Next-Generation 737-800 will play a key role in helping us modernise our fleet and integrate into the regional and international commercial aviation system,” said Hadi Al Ameri, Iraq’s Minister of Transportation.
“Boeing has played a pivotal role in our growth plan and the Next-Generation 737 has earned an excellent reputation for reliability and operational efficiency.”
Iraqi Airways currently has 39 Boeing airplanes on order, including 29 Next-Generation 737-800s and ten 787 Dreamliners. - TradeArabia News Service