FRANKFURT—International Airlines Group (IAG) placed an order Feb. 28 for up to 42 Boeing 777-9s for its British Airways subsidiary. If all options are exercised, the deal is valued at $18.6 billion, at list prices. The order is made up of a firm commitment for 18 aircraft and options for 24 more. Initially, BA will replace 14 Boeing 747-400s and four 777-200s between 2022 and 2025. The aircraft will be fitted with 325 seats in four cabins. “The new B777-9 is the world’s ...


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