CX747 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 4533 posts, RR: 5 Posted (15 years 1 month 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 1703 times:
It seems that CO currently does not have enough 777-200ERs to serve the amount of routes they are needed on. The EWR-MAN route will be switched to other equipment in the spring of 01 as the -200ERs are needed on the EWR-HKG run. Will CO order more 777s to fill the demand they have? What about 777-200LRs for the EWR-HKG run?
"History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or timid." D. Eisenhower
Iahcsr From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 3696 posts, RR: 38
Reply 2, posted (15 years 1 month 3 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 1666 times:
CO has two more 772's on order, but they won't show until '02. I would expect more will be ordered sometime down the line, but management is being very careful; they want to be sure there will still be a need when the aircraft come online two years hence. Last word I've heard about the -LR version is that CO doesn't feel they are needed. However, this belief is very much subject to revaluation as decisions are made about new markets.