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FAA issues emergency order to inspect airliners

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Tuesday ordered airlines to inspect their most heavily used older-model Boeing 737 jetliners for fuselage cracks. Get the full story »

Turkish Airlines orders 15 Boeing 737s

Boeing says Turkish Airlines has exercised options for 15 new 737s with a list value of $1.2 billion. Get the full story »

Southwest Airlines to order larger Boeing aircraft

Southwest Airlines will order 20 new, larger versions of the Boeing 737 that could pave the way for the all-domestic airline to offer international flights.

CEO Gary Kelly said Wednesday that Southwest will change an existing order with Boeing to get new 737-800 jets beginning in early 2012. The 737-800s have 38 more seats than the largest planes in Southwest’s current fleet. Get the full story »