Thursday, September 4, 2008

Midwest To Return 16 717-200's to Boeing

Midwest CEO T. E. Hoeksema has announced that the carrier has reached an agreement with the Boeing Company and it's Boeing Capital Corporation on renegotiated leases for it's fleet of Boeing 717s. Under the terms of the agreement, the airline will continue to fly nine of the original 25 Boeing 717s under lease for our mainlinefleet, returning 16 to Boeing this fall.

The remaining 9 airplanes will be re-configured into the recently announced "Midwest Class" going from 88 2x2 seating to 99 seats (40 2x2 & 59 2x3).

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