Articles tagged “boeing 777x”

British Airways Parent Chooses Boeing’s New Widebody to Replace Aging Jets

British Airways Parent Chooses Boeing’s New Widebody to Replace Aging Jets

Julie Johnsson, Benjamin Katz and Irene García Pérez, Bloomberg

The Boeing 777-9 is a gigantic airplane for its time, and not all airlines are sold on it. But London is a huge market, so it's no surprise British Airways is confident it can fill all those seats.

4 months ago

Emirates May Spurn Airbus With a Big Order for Boeing’s Newest Jet

Emirates May Spurn Airbus With a Big Order for Boeing’s Newest Jet

Julie Johnsson, Benjamin Katz and Layan Odeh, Bloomberg

Emirates seems open to taking nearly any widebody jet from Boeing or Airbus except one — the double decker Airbus A380. The Boeing 777X would fit nicely with Emirates' existing fleet, but who knows if the carrier is serious about making an order.

4 months ago

Qantas Wants to Fly Nonstop From Sydney to London and New York by 2022

Qantas Wants to Fly Nonstop From Sydney to London and New York by 2022

Brian Sumers, Skift

There have been so many advances in aviation in the past couple of decades that there are almost no routes between major world cities a modern airliner cannot fly. Sydney to New York and London are two of those routes. But perhaps not for long.

2 years ago