Tag: Boeing 777-300ER

Last Boeing 777-300ER Aircraft Joins Emirates Fleet

Reading Time: 1 minute Emirates celebrated an important fleet milestone with the delivery of the final Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on its order books. A6-EQP is the 190th Boeing 777 aircraft to be delivered to Emirates, the world’s largest operator of Boeing 777 aircraft and also the only airline in the world to have operated all the six variants of […]

British Airways Announce Commitment for Three 777 Airplanes

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and British Airways today announced a commitment for three 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes. British Airways will take the 777s on an operating lease with a leasing company. “We are delighted that British Airways, one of the world’s leading airlines, has again chosen the Boeing 777 for its long-haul fleet,” said Ihssane Mounir, senior vice […]

Russia’s Largest Charter Carrier Aims For 30 Aircraft in Its Fleet by 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Azur Air, Russia’s largest passenger charter airline, is on track to increase its current fleet roster of 22 to 30 aircraft by 2020. Backed by its ‘strategic partner’, Turkish travel operator Anex Tour, Azur Air has already taken delivery of its first Boeing 777-300ER wide-body, the first of the type in the airline’s all-Boeing fleet. […]

Lufthansa Group Continues to Invest in Fleet Modernization

Reading Time: 1 minute The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has approved the order of up to 16 additional aircraft. The list price of the aircraft is approximately 2.1 billion euros. Delivery is scheduled to take place in stages until 2022. The investment plan for the 2018 fiscal year remains unchanged. The order includes two Boeing 777-300ER long-haul […]

Emirates Goes All A380 to Melbourne

Reading Time: 2 minutes Emirates will provide an all-A380 service from Melbourne when it upgrades its third daily flight from the Australian city, EK408 and EK409, from a Boeing 777-300ER to an A380 operation. The move will add 945 seats per week to the Australian city from 25 March 2018, representing a 10% increase in capacity. This means Emirates […]

Etihad Airways To Launch Airbus A380 Flights To Paris

Reading Time: 1 minute Etihad Airways will deploy its Airbus A380s on the Abu Dhabi – Paris route this summer as part of seasonal adjustments to the airline’s fleet plan. Between July 1 and October 28, the A380 will replace one of the two Boeing 777-300ER services to Charles de Gaulle Airport, and it will feature the carrier’s acclaimed […]

United to Launch 31 Destinations Across The U.S. and Europe

Reading Time: 2 minutes United Airlines announced today a major expansion from this summer, with the launch of 31 new routes to its network map. “Starting this summer we’re offering more flights, to more destinations at more convenient times than in recent memory,” Scott Kirby, president of United Airlines said in a statement. “And with bigger and more modern […]

Watch German Typhoons Intercept a Jet Airways 777 Over Cologne

Reading Time: 2 minutes When passenger aircraft go unresponsive and they don’t communicate with air traffic controllers, especially in the wake of the 9/11 attacks in the United States, defense officials get worried, and understandably so. The typical response is usually a pair of fighter aircraft, armed with a light air-to-air combat payload. In this video, you’ll get to […]

EgyptAir Agrees to Buy Eight Boeing 737NGs

Reading Time: 1 minute Cairo-based EgyptAir has inked a deal to purchase eight new Boeing 737NGs, with first delivery expected in February 2017, according to an EgyptAir statement. The aircraft will be financed by Dubai Aerospace Enterprise. “This new agreement, which implies adding new eight Boeing Next-Generation 737s to our fleet, will commemorate the mutual effort gathering both Boeing […]

HAECO Landing Gear Services Completes First Chinese 777-300 Overhaul

Reading Time: 1 minute HAECO Landing Gear Services has carried out its first landing gear overhaul on a 777-300ER in China. The Xiamen-based HAECO subsidiary said the milestone is a significant step in the development of its capability as the landing gear ship set for the -300ER variant is “vastly different” in terms of design to other 777 models. […]