Southwest Airlines (SWA) has purchased up to 268 additional sets of Blended Winglets for its Boeing 737-700 and 737-800 NextGen aircraft (ATW Daily News, May 17) from Aviation Partners Boeing (APB), its largest single order. According to APB, this order will ensure all of SWA’s future 737 aircraft will be equipped with Blended Winglets until the carrier transitions to the 737MAX. APB director-sales and contracts Darren Waltier said, “With more than 500 aircraft operating ...

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