Boeing 737 (part 4)

There are 4 models in the 737 MAX generation: the MAX 7, 8, 9 and 10. The MAX 7 is originally based on the 737-700, the MAX 8 on the -800, the MAX 9 on the -900 and the MAX 10 is a larger version of the MAX 9. The 737 MAX generation is fitted […]

Boeing 737 (part 3)

There are 6 models in the Boeing 737 Next Generation: the 737-600, -700, -700ER, -800, -900 and -900ER. Like the Classic generation, the Next Generation uses CFM56s, but a more efficient type called the CFM56-7B. Models in the Next Generation have a longer range than their predecessors, have a higher capacity and possess winglets (the […]

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Boeing 737 (part 2)

There are three models in the Boeing 737 Classic generation: the 737-300, -400 and -500. Unlike the Boeing 737 Original generation, models in the Classic generation are fitted with 2 high-bypass CFM International CFM56s and not 2 low-bypass Pratt & Whitney JT8Ds. The CFM56s are wider, bigger and are more economical than the JT8Ds. Due […]

Boeing 737 (part 1)

Today I am going to write about the Boeing 737 Original generation, the 1st of 4 Boeing 737 generations, going from the Original to the Max. The Original generation encompasses 3 models: the 737-100, the 727-200 and the 737-200 Advanced. The Boeing 737 started to be produced in 1966, around the same time as the […]

Southwest becomes the world’s biggest airline

Today, Southwest Airlines, an American airline headquartered in Dallas, in the American State of Texas, has become the world’s biggest airline. It has overtaken American Airlines, the former biggest airline in the world. The airline has a fleet of 742 planes, all of them being Boeing 737’s (I am going to be writing about this […]