Tag: 777X

Boeing Pushes Back First 777X Delivery for 2022

Reading Time: < 1 minute Another set of speculations has been brought to an end. Boeing is officially pushing back the first delivery of its new 777X aircraft until 2022. Due to the impacts of COVID-19, the launch customer of the 777-9 – Emirates – will receive its initial wide-body one year later than planned, in 2022. The 777/777X combined […]

Boeing 777X to Miss Its Planned Entry into Service Next Year?

Reading Time: < 1 minute While Boeing continues testing its 777X aircraft program, some airlines raise doubts over its entry into commercial service in 2021, as it is currently planned. The concerns have been expressed by the largest customer for the type, Emirates, which, according to Bloomberg, expects the first delivery no sooner than 2022. In the interview with Bloomberg, […]

Second Boeing 777X Test Aircraft Flies over Washington

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing 777X aircraft program makes further progress moving another step closer to certification. Recently the second 777X test aircraft has performed the maiden flight. Operated by Capt. Ted Grady, 777X project pilot, and Capt. Van Chaney, 777/777X chief pilot, the plane was airborne above Washington for 2 hours and 58 minutes. The latest entrant, therefore, […]

Long-Awaited Boeing 777X in the Sky on Its Maiden Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute It has finally happened. After two aborted attempts due to poor weather conditions, the Boeing 777-9 has finally performed its first flight beginning the next phase of rigorous tests. Therefore, 25 January, 2020, has joined the list of important dates in the commercial aviation history. World’d biggest twin-engine passenger jet has just departed for the […]

Boeing 777X Suffers the Delay Again

Reading Time: < 1 minute It was 23 January on a schedule for the first ever flight of Boeing 777X. However, as Boeing had warned, the weather conditions around the Everett facility in Washington were not suitable today. We are postponing the #777X first flight that was scheduled to take place tomorrow, Jan. 23, due to weather. The team is […]

Which Airlines Have Already Ordered Boeing 777X?

Reading Time: < 1 minute The long-awaited, long-anticipated and groundbreaking Boeing 777X is already on track to explore the horizons above the ground for the first time. It is hard to say that the road of the 777X from its launch in 2013 to its maiden flight has been easy. The seven-year flight has been rather turbulent. But the time […]

Suspension of Boeing 777X Load Tests: Unexpected Issue

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing was forced to temporarily suspend load tests on its brand new Boeing 777X aircraft due to unexpected cargo door failure, multiple media reports reveal. Yet another incident which could possibly negatively impact program’s timeline. The Boeing Company has confirmed the issue which occurred during static tests and required the suspension. However, the airframer did […]

Boeing 777X: First Flight Delayed but Deliveries Remain on Schedule?

Reading Time: < 1 minute One more Boeing’s hope went into trouble. The long-awaited 777X model, which was initially scheduled to go on the first flight in 2019, was announced to have its maiden flight pushed until the early 2020. The delay appeared due to the engine problems announced in June. Correspondingly, the first deliveries to airlines are at risk […]

GE9X Engine Problem Could Delay First Boeing 777X Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute The problem detected while testing General Electric Co’s new GE9X turbine engine gives rise to growing uncertainty over the first flight of Boeing’s newest widebody aircraft 777X. It was expected that the aircraft powered by the world’s biggest commercial engines will go for a maiden flight already this month. Speaking at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions […]

Airlines Fear Boeing 777X Deliveries to be Delayed

Reading Time: < 1 minute In the wake of the Boeing 737 MAX crisis, airlines are worried about the scheduled deliveries of the newest Boeing aircraft – 777X. Among the concerned airlines are Emirates and Lufthansa, the Wall Street Journal reports. However, CEO of Boeing, Dennis A. Muilenburg speaking at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference, said that MAX matters are […]