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Boeing Delivers Last 757-300 (May 3)

SEATTLE --- Boeing today delivered its last new 757-300 passenger airplane to Continental Airlines Chairman and CEO Gordon Bethune and about 100 Continental employees and guests.

Continental now operates 10 757-300s and more than 40 757-200s. Launched in 1996, the 757-300, at 178 feet 7 inches, is the longest single-aisle twinjet ever produced. Boeing will build the final 757, a 757-200, in October.

Boeing has delivered more than 1,038 757 airplanes to 55 customers during the past 22 years.

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Boeing Delivers the Last 757-300 to Continental Airlines