Norwegian names Boeing 737-8FZ LN-NOU in honor of Carl von Linne

Copyright Photo: Alejandro Hdez Leon. Boeing 737-8FZ LN-NOU (msn 29674) prepares to land at Gran Canaria with the new look.

Norwegian Air Shuttle ( (Oslo) has named its Boeing 737-8FZ LN-NOU (msn 29674) for Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist Carl von Linne.

His real Swedish name is Carl Linnaeus and the Latinized form is Carolus Linnaeus, the name he used most when he published his scientific works in Latin.