Boeing delivers 11th 737-800 jet to Air Algerie

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SEATTLE – Boeing today delivered to Air Algerie its 11th 737-800.

Air Algerie, the state-owned flag carrier of Algeria, operates a fleet composed primarily of Boeing 737s and some 767s. Boeing is scheduled to deliver two additional 737-800s in 2010 as well as four more in 2011. Air Algerie will be operating 17 737-800s in 2011 for a total of 22 Next-Generation 737 airplanes to complement its fleet.

“The Boeing 737-800 has played an instrumental part in contributing to the success of Air Algerie’s growth in the region,” said Abdelwahid Bouabdallah, director general of Air Algerie.

More than 120 customers around the world have ordered more than 5,000 Next-Generation 737s.