Boeing has rolled out the first 737NG built at the new production rate of 38 aircraft a month. Panamanian customer Copa Airlines will take delivery of the Boeing 737-800 in early April.

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The order, originally announced as a commitment for 12 aircraft in December, has been increased to 16 Boeing 737 MAX single-aisle jets and includes 737 MAX 8s and MAX 9s, as well as purchase rights for eight additional 737 MAXs.

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Boeing achieved a net total of orders for 1,203 commercial aircraft in 2012, the second-largest annual number in the company’s history. The manufacturer also delivered 601 commercial jets, the most since 1999.

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Boeing has revealed that leasing company Aviation Capital Group finalized an order in late December for 50 737 MAX 8s and 10 737 MAX 9s, taking the total firm orderbook for the 737 MAX family to more than 1,000 aircraft.

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WestJet’s 100th 737NG was initially delivered to Newport Beach, California-based leasing company Aviation Capital Group and is going to be leased and operated by WestJet.

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The commitment by the Icelandic carrier includes Boeing 737 MAX 8 and Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft.

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On December 3, Boeing reached a new record for year-to-date 737 deliveries with the delivery of its 377th 737NG assembled in 2012.

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With this agreement, the firm orderbook for the Boeing 737 MAX family has reached 969 aircraft to date. SilkAir’s order also brings the net year-to-date total for 737s ordered in 2012 to 1,031 aircraft, the first time orders for 737s have exceeded 1,000 aircraft in a single year.

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The firm order by Mexico’s largest airline, which was first announced as a commitment in July, is valued at more than $6 billion at Boeing’s published list prices.

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Boeing has delivered the 7,370th 737 to come off the production line. The milestone aircraft, a Boeing 737-800 for Indonesia-based Lion Air, was delivered on November 5.

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The milestone Boeing 737-800 containing the 500th 737 Boeing Sky Interior was delivered to Newport Beach, California-based leasing company Aviation Capital Group. Panama-based Copa Airlines will lease and operate the new aircraft.

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GE Capital Aviation Services, the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric, has finalized a firm order for 75 Boeing 737 MAX 8s and 10 Boeing 737-800s. The order also provides purchase rights for up to 15 additional 737-800s.

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The Boeing 737-800 was due to arrive at Kuala Lumpur International Airport – Malaysia’s main international gateway – on August 8.

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Xiamen Airlines has agreed to order 40 more Boeing 737-800s, the carrier planning to use the aircraft to launch more international routes to meet growing passenger traffic in the Asia-Pacific region and China.

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SilkAir has signed a letter of intent to purchase up to 68 new Boeing 737s from the manufacturer. Its 737 order will comprise firm orders for 54 aircraft and purchase rights for another 14. The carrier will place firm orders for 23 Boeing 737-800s and 31 Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets.

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United Continental Holdings, Inc. has placed a firm order for 100 Boeing 737 MAX 9s and 50 Boeing 737-900ERs. The order by United Airlines takes total 737-family orders past the 10,000-aircraft mark, the first time any transport-jet aircraft has ever achieved this milestone.

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Together with subsidiary AirTran Airways, Inc., Southwest Airlines has reached a tentative agreement with Delta Air Lines, Inc. and Boeing Capital Corp. to sublease all 88 of AirTran’s Boeing 717 jets to Delta.

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Delta plans to launch new or expanded service to 10 destinations in the Caribbean, Bermuda and Florida from New York LaGuardia Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport, continuing its program of service expansion in New York. The new flights will begin in late 2012 and early 2013.

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The carrier will fly to Myrtle Beach International Airport from Cincinnati, Cleveland, Toledo, and Columbus in Ohio; Indianapolis; Louisville; Nashville; and Springfield, Illinois. Vision Airlines is now selling seats for flights from May 31 through October 31, 2012.

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