Boeing 777X (Image: Boeing Media)
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Boeing delays first 777-9 by two years

The Boeing 777-9 (also known as the 777X) is having its entry into service delayed by another two years as Boeing pushes back delivery of the first aircraft. Boeing says the delay reflects its latest estimate for the time needed to certify the new aircraft which was due to enter [read more]

United Airlines Boeing 777 (File Image)
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Pratt & Whitney powered 777s grounded

Boeing has recommended that any airline flying the Pratt & Whitney 4000-112 powered Boeing 777 should ground them pending an investigation into the United Airlines flight which suffered an uncontained engine failure on Saturday. United Airlines,  Korean Air, Asiana Airlines, All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines all operate the type of [read more]

Boeing 777X
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Boeing 777X first flight postponed

The first flight of Boeing’s latest wide-body, the 777X, was expected later today (23rd January) to begins its flight testing program ahead of certification but this has now been postponed due to weather. The flight was expected to take place at around 18:00hrs GMT (10:00hrs Local) from Boeings Everett, Washington [read more]

G-ZZZC's sister ship, ZZZB gets airbourne from London Heathrow (File Image/Aviation Media Agency)
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British Airways retires first Boeing 777-200

British Airways (BA/BAW) has today retired its first Boeing 777-200 from the fleet as it continues its fleet renewal program. Boeing 777-200 G-ZZZC left London’s Heathrow airport at 10:07 as BA9171 to make its short hop to South Wales where it will be parted out and broken up at St [read more]