Boeing delivers 600th plane to ILFC

Boeing, in conjunction with International Lease Finance Corp., held delivery ceremonies with Shanghai Airlines for the airline’s newest Next-Generation 737-800.The airplane is the 600th Boeing aircraft delivered to ILFC and will join 11 other Next-Generation 737s that ILFC currently leases to Shanghai Airlines.

Established in 1985 in China’s largest city, Shanghai Airlines operates 39 Boeing jetliners including 20 Next-Generation 737s, 13 757-200s, five 767-300s and one MD-11 freighter. The carrier operates more than 100 domestic routes and six regional services to neighboring countries and areas in Asia.