BOEING747400 From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 319 posts, RR: 0 Posted (12 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 2899 times:
I'm wondering why some major airlines such as Alitalia, American, Delta, Emirates, etc. are missing the 744. China Airlines, Lufthansa, etc. are missing the 777 as well.
It is interesting to note that Thai Airways has the most complete and diverse wide-bodied aircraft fleet (330, 345, 346, 744, 772, 773, M11) to date. I don't know if they're going after the 380 or not.
Flying-Tiger From Germany, joined Aug 1999, 4190 posts, RR: 34
Reply 1, posted (12 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 2806 times:
I change your topic into: Why are some major airlines don´t have A330/340 fleets?
Airlines will mostly buy what suits them best, and not for every airline the B777 is the perfect fit, and not for every airline the A330/340 is the best fit. The B747-400 might be too large for some carriers, others might find it to be too small.