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CX Orders 2 More 773ER  
User currently offlineNavion From United States of America, joined May 1999, 1014 posts, RR: 1
Posted (8 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 2854 times:

Pardon me if this has already been reported but Reuters is reporting CX has ordered 2 more 773ER's taking their firm orders to 18 and their purchase rights to 18. Looks like they're pretty pleased with what they're seeing performance wise.

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User currently offlineLeelaw From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (8 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 2788 times:

SEATTLE, June 01, 2006 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] and Cathay Pacific Airways have signed an agreement for the purchase of two additional Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) jetliners, exercising existing purchase rights and bringing the airline's total 777-300ER commitment to 18 airplanes over the past six months.

Cathay Pacific ordered 12 777-300ERs from Boeing in December 2005, as well as four additional airplanes from International Lease Finance Company.

Cathay Pacific plans to take delivery of the two new 777-300ERs in 2008. The airplanes are valued at approximately $500 million at list prices, and will be powered by General Electric GE 90-115B engines, the world's largest and most powerful commercial jet engine.


http://www.boeing.com/news/releases/2006/q2/060601c_nr.html


User currently offlineThorben From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (8 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 2771 times:

First T7 order of the year, congratulations.

User currently offline11Bravo From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 1722 posts, RR: 10
Reply 3, posted (8 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 2740 times:

Quoting Thorben (Reply 2):
First T7 order of the year, congratulations.

Plus another 20 listed as Unidentified added today.



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User currently offlineAirlinebrat From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 657 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (8 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 2729 times:

I flew on a CX Boeing 773-367 (B-HNM) on May 23, 2006 from BKK-HKG and then HKG-TPE. I was really impressed with the 773. Really powerful engines, quiet inside the cabin and a very confortable ride. The coach seats were well designed and confortable. The coach seats on CX's A-330's were hard as rocks. The CX 773's have an outside video camera below the plane which you can watch on Channel 49 of the IFE system. I really enjoyed watching the camera views during takeoff and landing and when we were flying into and above the clouds. I noticed that the captain turned it off before we landed in TPE, hmmmm.......


I'm leavin on a jet plane. Don't know when I'll be back again....
User currently offlineJakob77 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2004, 210 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (8 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 2481 times:

taiwanese authorities require the camera to be turned off prior to landing.

User currently offlinePanAm_DC10 From Australia, joined Aug 2000, 4211 posts, RR: 89
Reply 6, posted (8 years 5 months 3 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 2456 times:
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Quoting Navion (Thread starter):
Pardon me if this has already been reported

That's ok, you're pardoned sir  Smile

Regards, PanAm_DC10



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