Frigatebird From Netherlands, joined Jun 2008, 1726 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (6 years 8 months 1 week 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 1875 times:
They decided in favor of the 777-200LR. In fact they were the launch customer IIRC. But they converted their 77L's for 77W's when it turned out that the latter got more and more range during development, enough to reach the required US destinations from Taiwan.