Product development studies to enhance the 777 and fight the market threat of the Airbus A350-1000 appear to be intensifying as Boeing edges closer to deciding whether to introduce an upgrade package or embark on a major derivative. Driven largely by calls for longer range capability for the 777-300ER by influential long-haul carriers such as Dubai-based Emirates, Boeing is exploring various design options to extend the large twinjet’s range with max payload beyond 7,930 nm. “Emirates ...


"Boeing At ‘Cusp Over’ Future 777 Development" is Premium Content. Subscribing will provide full access to this article as well as the opportunity to access:
-- Critical intelligence on the global aviation, aerospace & defense industries
-- Consolidated, comprehensive coverage of the programs and technologies shaping the industry
-- And much more…

Already registered? here.