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Will BA Purchase 777-300LR & -200LR?  
User currently offline777kicksass From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2000, 668 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 1249 times:

I've heard that they want to downscale their capacities so they could get the 773 but what about the LR?? The 773s could not go the same distances as the good old 744.

And maybe some 772LRs for a LHR-SYD non-stopper!!  Big thumbs up

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User currently offlineRaggi From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 992 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1109 times:

Reportedly, BA is in final negotiations with Boeing on a order for around 20 773ERs....
The 772LR could do LHR- Perth nonstop....


raggi



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User currently offlineTEDSKI From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 1104 times:

BA is working with Boeing to come out with a 777-300ER with MTOW of under 318t so they can order RR Trent 800 series engines on it.

User currently offlineB757300 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 4114 posts, RR: 23
Reply 3, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 1094 times:

Tedski, you never fail to amaze me. Smile/happy/getting dizzy Smile/happy/getting dizzy Smile/happy/getting dizzy


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User currently offlineRaggi From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 992 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 1077 times:

If BA does what Tedski says/ hopes they are doing, I am amazed. Ordering a clearly less capable aircraft purely because the engines aren`t British is just plain stupid.. And given that the majority of BA`s 777 fleet today is GE90 powered, adding the mighty -115B to their hangars poses no problem....
I personnally think ( and pray ) that BA will do the smartest thing here, and order the "real" 773ER.....
We`ll see....soon


raggi



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User currently offlineJAL From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 5078 posts, RR: 8
Reply 5, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 1056 times:

BA is negotiating with Boeing towards an order for
B777-300ER to replace some of their 747-400.

I wasn't aware that BA was looking at the 777-200LR though it would be a perfect addition to BA fleet.

JAL



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