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Will the 777-8 be built?

Will the 777-8 be built?

Boeing unveiled its brand new 777-8 freighter to tackle the increasing cargo demand. The plane will be the largest and longest-range cargo plane in the industry with 25% better fuel efficiency. Qatar Airways will be the launch customer with an order of 34 planes, with the first delivery expected in 2027.

What is delaying the 777X?

Boeing has delayed the delivery of its first 777-9 jet, a variant of its new 777X aircraft, by another year, and deliveries are now expected to start in 2025. The US plane maker on Wednesday announced a temporary pause in the jet’s production until 2023, to avoid inventory build-up.

Whats new about Boeing 777X?

Boeing’s newest aircraft, the Boeing 777X, flew for the first time in January 2020 after lengthy delays. It’s the largest twin-engine jet in the world and Boeing’s latest new aircraft to fly since the grounding of the 737 Max. Boeing said in April that certification delays have pushed its first delivery back to 2025.

Does 777X have MCAS?

Boeing stated that the 777X does not have an equivalent of the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS) that is installed on the 737 MAX and that played a role in two crashes.

Will the 777X sell?

Boeing is in advanced discussions to sell a proposed new freighter version of its 777X passenger plane, a top executive said on Saturday. Boeing is also sticking to plans to deliver its delayed 777X passenger version in 2023, Ihssane Mounir, senior vice president of commercial sales and marketing, said.

When will the Boeing 777X come into service?

The new Boeing 777X took its first flight in early 2020 but is not expected to enter service until 2023 at the earliest. Despite delays, it is one of the most anticipated new aircraft for some time. With high capacity and efficient twin-engine operation, it promises a modern replacement for retiring 747s and serious competition for the A350.

How much does a Boeing 777X cost?

The most expensive aircraft on the Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) price list is the 777-9, the larger of two versions of the new 777X family. The plane lists for $425.8 million. The smaller 777-8 lists for $394.9 million, only $8 million less than the 747-8 jumbo jet.

Which airlines have ordered the Boeing 777X?

Candidates for the 777X. Despite missing its first flight yesterday (24th January 2020),it hopefully won’t be long before the Boeing 777X is in our skies.

  • Qantas. With a fleet of aging Boeing 747 aircraft,Qantas would be a good candidate for the Boeing 777X.
  • Thai Airways.
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Air Asia X.
  • Virgin Atlantic.
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