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Boeing 717
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A Boeing 717 of Delta Air Lines, its largest operator
Role Narrow-body jet airliner
National origin United States
Manufacturer Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Designer McDonnell Douglas
First flight September 2, 1998[1][2]
Introduction October 12, 1999, with AirTran Airways[2]
Status In service
Primary users Delta Air Lines
Hawaiian Airlines
QantasLink
Volotea
Produced 1998–2006[2]
Number built 156[3]
Developed from McDonnell Douglas DC-9

The Boeing 717 is a twin-engine, single-aisle jet airliner, developed for the 100-seat market. The airliner was designed and originally marketed by McDonnell Douglas as the MD-95, a derivative of the DC-9 family. Capable of seating up to 134 passengers, the 717 has a design range of 2,060 nautical miles (3,820 km). It is powered by two Rolls-Royce BR715 turbofan engines mounted at the rear of the fuselage.

The first order was placed in October 1995 by ValuJet Airlines (later AirTran Airways); McDonnell Douglas and Boeing merged in 1997 prior to production. The airliner entered service in 1999 as the Boeing 717. Production ceased in May 2006 after 156 were built. There were 148 Boeing 717 aircraft in service as of July 2018.