Virginblue4 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2008, 829 posts, RR: 0 Posted (4 years 1 month 4 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 9539 times:
I was just looking around and according to wikipedia ( i know its not the best source ) it says they are not due to recieve their first 777-300ER until 2010. But i have found a picture of what looks to be their first one, though correct me if i have the wrong airline. It just seems strange were only in March and their not due to recieve it until 2010 and its already here? Is this normal? Its just usally we see them maybe a month or 2 before delivery? Here is the picture, it is the one next to the BA T7. It only has its rudder painted!
WestWing From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 2112 posts, RR: 8 Reply 4, posted (4 years 1 month 4 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 8593 times:
Quoting Virginblue4 (Thread starter): I was just looking around and according to wikipedia ( i know its not the best source ) it says they are not due to recieve their first 777-300ER until 2010.
I did some googling and found that the original plan was for delivery sometime now, not 2010 .
Quoting an ILFC press release dated Aug 22 2007: AIR AUSTRAL, based in Réunion, Indian Ocean, France, leased two (2) new Boeing B777-300ER aircraft from ILFC. The aircraft, MSN 35782 & 35783, will be powered by GE90-115B engines and are scheduled to deliver in February and March 2009. The lease terms are for 8 years each.
Of course there will be a delay of a couple of months from plan because of the strike
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