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2014: On Jan. 14, Alaska takes delivery of its 100th Next-Generation 737 purchased directly from Boeing. A special celebration and delivery flight was attended by 50 frontline Alaska employees and 50 Boeing employees. "As the hometown airline in 'Jet City' for more than half a century, Alaska is proud to fly an all-Boeing fleet," said Mark Eliasen, vice president of finance and treasurer. "The 737-900ER has proven to be an ideal upgrade for us. This aircraft offers impressive operational efficiencies and environmental benefits, and our customers are very pleased with its onboard amenities."

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