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June 13, 2014

Spirit AeroSystems delivers 5,000th Next-Generation 737

Spirit AeroSystems employees gather at the company’s Wichita, Kansas, facility to celebrate 5,000 Next-Generation 737 deliveries to Boeing.

Spirit AeroSystems Inc. June 11 announced it has successfully completed 5,000 Next-Generation 737 deliveries to Boeing.

Spirit has been delivering Next-Generation 737s from Wichita, Kansas, since 1998.

The company builds the 737 fuselage, engine struts and nacelles in Wichita and wing components in its Tulsa, Okla. facility.

“Spirit is extremely proud of our partnership with Boeing and the work we do together to build the world’s best-selling airplane, the 737,” said Larry Lawson, Spirit AeroSystems president and CEO. “This is a significant milestone for Spirit and we look forward to building on this partnership as we move to the next variant on the 737 the 737 MAX.”

The 737 is Spirit’s largest program. Spirit is currently delivering 42 737s per month to Boeing. It delivered the first Next-Generation 737 in 1998 and has delivered more than 8,000 737s in all, including the 737 Classic.

“Without the amazing efforts of our talented employees 5,000 deliveries would not have been possible,” said David Coleal, executive vice president, Boeing Programs. “Our employees are customer focused and take great pride in delivering a high quality product. We look forward to continuing to deliver this great product for many years to come. “




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