FIRST LOOK: Emirates shows photos of its first Boeing 777X

FIRST LOOK: Emirates shows photos of its first Boeing 777X
Published: 6 August 2019 - 8:30 a.m.
By: AVB Staff

Emirates airline has released photos of its newest Boeing 777X aicraft, which is currently in production at Boeing’s factory in Everett, Washington.

“We’re proud to see the UAE flag for the first time on the Emirates Boeing 777X. Currently in production, the 777X combines the best features of today’s Beoing airplanes 777 with a longer fuselage, new engines, new composite wing design, greater cabin width & seating capacity,” Emirates tweeted with a number of photos of Boeing 777X adorned with the UAE flag and colours.

The Emirates Boeing 777X is the seventh aircraft of this type to be built, and is expected to be delivered to Emirates in January 2021. Emirates have ordered 150 of the new jets worth $76 billion

With new breakthroughs in aerodynamics and engines, the 777X will deliver 10 percent lower fuel use and emissions and 10 percent lower operating costs than the competition.


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