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Boeing’s 100th Birthday Party

Boeing is turning 100 years old this year! Founded in 1916, the Boeing Company has gone from producing a single canvas-and-wood airplane to becoming the world’s largest aerospace company, transforming how we fly over oceans and into the stars.

To honor the occasion, Boeing’s hometown partner, Alaska Airlines, hosted a 100th Birthday Party at Seattle’s Museum of Flight, bringing together 700 leaders from the Pacific Northwest. Proudly unveiled at the celebration was a new Alaska 737 painted in special centennial paint theme:

Attendees shared their appreciation for Boeing by using the hashtag #Boeing100 on social media:

Seattle Seahawks quarterback and Chief Football Officer of Alaska Airlines was on hand to celebrate:

Alaska Airlines broadcasted the event live on Facebook:

Governor Inslee was on hand, broadcasting live on Periscope:

Russell Wilson announced Alaska Airlines would be donating $100,000 to the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship. CEO Raymond Conner later announced Boeing would match that donation.

Thank you for an amazing 100 years, Boeing. We know you’re just getting started.

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