Southwest Airline’s Fleet Surpasses 800 Aircraft

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines has 804 planes. Boeing 737 MAX 8 N8883Q was the airline's latest delivery. Southwest Airlines received the plane 

on July 10 from King Country International Airport-Boeing Field (BFI) in Seattle to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).

Southwest Airlines has flown Boeing 737s virtually exclusively since March 1967. Except for the late 1970s and early 1980s when the airline leased Boeing 727 versions.

The airline solely flies Boeing 737s. Southwest Airlines has 804 planes as of July 10. The airline has 773 active aircraft and 31 parked. These include 737-700s, 737-800s

Southwest Airlines operates 408 Boeing 737-700s. Three hundred eighty-five are running, 23 are parked. 

The airline has 200 active and seven parked 737-800s. Only one of the 189 737MAX-8s is parked; the rest are operational.

Southwest's oldest plane is N750SA, a Boeing 737-700. It is 23.9 years old, born in September 1999.

The airline has flown the 737-200, 737-300, and 737-500. Each has been retired. Southwest Airlines flew 62 737-200s, 195 737-300s, and 25 737-500s.

The airline also ordered multiple Boeing 737 variants. It plans to order 31 737MAX-7s and 33 737MAX-8s.

A Southwest jet taxiing at Jacksonville International Airport clipped a light pole recently. After leaving Houston Hobby International Airport (HOU), 

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