Groups IAG Signed for the airline British Airways purchase commitment to 18 Boeing 777-9 24 options, which means that the unlimited time is replaced by older 747.
The International Airlines Group (IAG) is announced on February 28, 2019 $ 18.6 billion options included, but they will only be included in Boise's charts. New 777-9 aircraft " It is the world's most fuel efficient aircraft and will bring a lot of benefits to the British fleet. It is a perfect replacement for 747 and its size and range are perfectly suited for the business network Said Willie Walsh in a statement, CEO of IAG. Plane It offers additional savings and environmental benefits at the cost of fuel, so that the seating improvements can improve by 30%. 747. They will also improve the passenger's experience Add leader
British Airways has launched its fleet modernization, one of the "major airlines" (263 aircraft) to "effectively serve its global network network". In particular, Dreamliner has just 42 orders.787-8, 787-9 and 787-10) to replace its 767 medium-range aircraft. The new 777-9 will replace the 747 Jumbo jet.
Order 777-9, allied company oneworld " Has a long family relationship with 777 families Which 60-year-old is one of the largest operators in the fleet 777-200, 777-200ER, 777-300ER). British Airways also committed four additional 777-300ER last year.
This command includes 777X-777-9 and 777-8 families registered 358 commands and commitments In British Airways, therefore, Lufthansa, Emirates Airlines, Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways, Cathay Pacific, ANA (All Nippon Airways), Singapore Airlines and anonymous buyers. The production of 777-9 began in 2017, at the time of the expected next month, the first scheduled flight of this year and the first payment planned for 2020.