Ready to fly the 4,000th

When you talk about the world’s best-selling airplane, it’s easy to get lost in the mind boggling numbers. But today, we celebrated a milestone that really proves how wildly popular the 737 is with our customers—and shows just how busy our employees are in Renton.


The 4,000th Next-Generation 737 was shown off today at Boeing Field in front of employees, suppliers and customers. China Southern will take delivery of the airplane, a 737-700 with Boeing Sky Interior, next week. The livery includes a special logo to commemorate the 4,000th milestone.


When the 737 team throws a party—they pull out all the stops. In honor of our customer China Southern, a Chinese dragon dance was performed. And the surprise of the day came when Beverly Wyse, the Vice President and General Manager of the 737 program, showed up as a lion dancer.


The Chinese Lion Dance practiced in the United States originates from the Guangdong Province, which is the home of China Southern. It is usually performed as a ceremony to scare away evil spirits and to summon luck and fortune.


We also got a look inside this airplane’s beautiful Boeing Sky Interior.


As our production rates go up in Renton, these milestones will keep coming. Incredibly, it was just a little over two years ago that we delivered the 3,000th Next-Generation 737. All of this is a testament to our employees who build these airplanes—and to our customers who love to fly them. The 5,000th delivery will be here before you know it.


Comments (6)

James David (Alberta, Canada):

Wow! What an awesome plane! The interior of this 4oooth Next-Generation 737 looks so fabulous as it showcases the light feeling of every passenger during a flight. It seems so elegant for anyone ride on this plane. No doubts why its sales for the past more than two years reached a thousand. Thanks for this blog!

James David teaches people how to buy single engine airplanes & has a passion for the Cessna 170

Norman (Long Beach, CA):

The blue and white Sky Interior really looks nice and very modern. Congrats on 4000 and heres to another 4000.

rocky hawkins (everett):


Emilio Perez Fernandez (Lugo (Spain)):

Congratulations Boeing by flight the number 4000 B.737 Next Generation. For me the best aircraft company is BOEING. Also congratulations by the new sophisticated airplane B787-800. Congratulations on all.

keesje (amsterdan):

Congratulations! Great pictures too.

Shishir Jindal (Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh-India):

Beautiful Aircraft with nice interior and ambiance..

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