The Boeing 720 is an American Narrow-body airliner Produced by Boeing. In July 1957 the Plane was announces as a 707 derivative for shorter runways. The plane first flew in November 1959 and it’s type certificates was issued in June of 1960. 5 days later, United airlines received the plane.
Boeing Commercial Airplanes is a division of The Boeing Company. It designs, assembles, markets jet airliners. BCA operates out of its division at Renton Airport (KRNT/RNT), and has more than a dozen engineering, manufacturing, and assembly facilities located throughout the U.S. and internationally.
It included the assets of Douglas aircraft and McDonnell Douglas Corporation, which merged with the company in 1997. It also employs about 65,000 people.