United’s Final 737 Flight Set for October 28th

By | September 21, 2009
United Airlines Boeing 737-522 landing, San Jose.
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United Airlines will retire the last Boeing 737 jet from its fleet on October 28th, after forty-one years of service.

The final flight, designated United Flight 737, which will begin with a flight from Washington-Dulles, with stops at Chicago-O’Hare, Denver, and Los Angeles before ending in San Francisco, where the plane will be decommissioned and transported to a storage yard in Victorville, CA.

“Many of our customers, particularly those who are aviation enthusiasts and engage in the numerous online communities, are expected to fly on one or more of the segments, and special announcements and other activities are being planned for on board.” A United memo stated.

It is the end of an era for the airline.