ua777222
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What Happened To Kenya Airways And The 767-400

Wed May 12, 2004 3:30 pm

While reading though the a.net fact sheet about the 767-400 it said that as of 2001 Kenya Airways too had placed an order for the 764. Were these orders cancelled or were they just deferred to CO and DL?


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hoons90
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RE: What Happened To Kenya Airways And The 767-400

Wed May 12, 2004 3:35 pm

If I recall correctly, those orders were converted to 777-200ERs.
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RE: What Happened To Kenya Airways And The 767-400

Wed May 12, 2004 3:36 pm

What were the reasons for the converting of these a/c? Was it b/c they both came out at the same time and b/c the 777 is the best a/c out there they opted for this seeing that it was a better match for their airline.

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RE: What Happened To Kenya Airways And The 767-400

Wed May 12, 2004 3:46 pm

Kenya Airways ordered the 767-400LR (or ER or ERX or however it was called), as this plane was cancelled, they switched it to the 772, as the 764 doesn't have the required range.

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RE: What Happened To Kenya Airways And The 767-400

Wed May 12, 2004 4:49 pm

Kenya Airways ordered the 767-400LR (or ER or ERX or however it was called


The concept was called 767-400ERX, which more than likely would have become 764LR

The models currently utilized by DL & CO are 764ERs.
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RE: What Happened To Kenya Airways And The 767-400

Thu May 13, 2004 12:07 am

Yes, Because they want to switch from B764 to B772 aircraft.