SEATTLE, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE :BA ) and Norwegian Air Shuttle, which operates commercially as Norwegian, yesterday celebrated the delivery of the airline's first Next-Generation 737-800 with the new Boeing Sky Interior. Norwegian has scheduled this airplane's inaugural flight almost immediately following its delivery in mid-December.
Norwegian, based in Oslo, is the second-largest airline in Scandinavia and has a route portfolio that spans across Europe into North Africa and the Middle East.
The 737 Boeing Sky Interior features new, modern-sculpted sidewalls and window reveals, larger stow bins and more headroom around the aisle seats. Other features include a quieter cabin, intuitive placement of switches and call buttons, improved sound quality and different interior lighting schemes.
To date, a total of 60 airlines and leasing companies have ordered the 737 Boeing Sky Interior for more than 1,400 airplanes.
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