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777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

Tue Dec 31, 2019 4:57 pm

Welcome to the Boeing 777 Family Retirement/Scrapping Thread 2020. Please continue your discussion and to post your updates here.

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Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

Thu Jan 02, 2020 12:35 am

A new movement (courtesy of skyliner-aviation.de):

Boeing 777-21H 27250 47 VP-BLI IrAero ferried 30 Dec 2019 DME-LETL, on return to lessor, ex 2-RVEL
 
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https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb. ... av4&page=4

BA´s 772 G-ZZZC has been retired and apparently is going to be scrapped at St. Athan.
 
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https://www.skyliner-aviation.de/regdb.main?LC=nav4&page=4

BA´s 772 G-ZZZC has been retired and apparently is going to be scrapped at St. Athan.

Certainly an incredible career with BA, paid for herself many times over I reckon.
I imagine even her engines are worthless. The other two A model units surely aren't far behind.

Speaking of worthless engines, I also noticed B-HNC is now engine-less at MZJ as of 10/2019:
 
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Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:03 pm

Anyone know how many cycles/hours G-ZZZC ended up with?
 
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Mon Jan 13, 2020 4:07 pm

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Anyone know how many cycles/hours G-ZZZC ended up with?


http://thebasource.com/aircraft/b777-200/g-zzzc/
has no information about but it also reports that it has been ferried for part-out and scrap today.
As only two old 772s are left flying for BA I guess these sisterships will also be retired very soon.
 
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Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:46 pm

Someone83 wrote:
Anyone know how many cycles/hours G-ZZZC ended up with?


99400 hrs as 31/10/2019 ~100.000 hours approx. to today

No cycle info is reported at G-INFO section on CAA.co.uk website
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Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:43 pm

The retirement of G-ZZZC means that BA's transition to smaller First cabins continues apace. Only her two sister 772s -ZA and -ZB remain with 17 First seats. BA have been moving to just 8 First seats in refurbished 777s and in the 787-9s and the forthcoming -10s. The other two 772s are scheduled to be retired this year.

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Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:32 am

na wrote:
Someone83 wrote:
Anyone know how many cycles/hours G-ZZZC ended up with?


http://thebasource.com/aircraft/b777-200/g-zzzc/
has no information about but it also reports that it has been ferried for part-out and scrap today.
As only two old 772s are left flying for BA I guess these sisterships will also be retired very soon.

Sadly the end is near for all B772A. G-ZZZC will join her sistership G-ZZZE in heaven soon. G-ZZZE was the first B777-200 to be scrapped back in 2006, only spent ten years in service. Her fuselage still exist at ARG (https://www.google.com/maps/place/Walnut+Ridge+Regional+Airport/@36.115107,-90.9362338,210m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0xd76d1012bc60209b!8m2!3d36.125278!4d-90.924721?hl=en-GB)

No one knows whereabout is G-ZZZD.
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Tue Jan 14, 2020 6:22 am

Any idea why G-ZZZE was not completely scrapped?.
 
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Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:25 am

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Any idea why G-ZZZE was not completely scrapped?.

The US military used (uses?) the fuselage for anti-terrorism training is my understanding.
 
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Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:27 am

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No one knows whereabout is G-ZZZD.

It is now a business jet, albeit stored at BSL for a number of years: https://goo.gl/maps/cdRSN4BbawrD1vzo7
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Sun Feb 23, 2020 12:37 am

Korean Air has retired its two oldest 77Es, HL7530 and 7531, in December and early January.
 
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Korean Air has retired its two oldest 77Es, HL7530 and 7531, in December and early January.

For them it's honestly a step in the right direction - too many types of aircraft as if they're an a/c collector

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Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

Sun Feb 23, 2020 1:23 am

How many 772s (non ER) are still flying? Doesn’t UA still have a bunch of them?
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Sun Feb 23, 2020 1:28 am

Were former-Vietnam Airlines 777-26K(ER)s scrapped?
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Sun Feb 23, 2020 1:30 am

Yes the 772A are 348 pax for domestic inter hub Hawaii and Guam to NRT short flights that don’t need the range of the normal 777
 
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How many 772s (non ER) are still flying? Doesn’t UA still have a bunch of them?

https://www.airfleets.net/listing/b777-1.htm
 
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Sun Feb 23, 2020 7:29 am

A6-EBB has not flown since the beginning of this month. But some source says it will be retired and it’s one of 20 77W from GECAS to be converted to Freighter.
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Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

Sun Feb 23, 2020 8:26 am

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Were former-Vietnam Airlines 777-26K(ER)s scrapped?


They are stored at GWO, Greenwood Leflore Airport, Mississippi, USA & are in the process of being parted out. Might have also already happened, haven't seen any recent pics. If you already knew that & just wanted to now if they are scrapped already, then never mind.

EDIT: I just found some recent pics from November last year & it seems they are not there anymore, so most probably scrapped already
 
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Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

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How many 772s (non ER) are still flying? Doesn’t UA still have a bunch of them?

https://www.airfleets.net/listing/b777-1.htm

Thanks for the link. Some observations. First, why is there absolutely no correlation between serial number and line number? How do they assign serial numbers? The first serial number for a 77W is line number 511, for ANA, first flight in 2005, but the serial number is sandwiched between a 77E, also ANA, first flight in 1999 and a 773 for ANA, first flight in 2003. Then there is a block of 77Ws for Garuda starting in 2013 plunked between one that first flew in 2002 and one in 1998. And while the block of six Garuda 77Ws are grouped together by serial number, the dates of them are all scrambled. I can see no logic at all behind the assignment of serial numbers. The very first one built is about 55th in order of serial numbers.

As to my original question, it appears that UA, which continued to order 772s after the 77E became available, is still flying all of theirs while most other airlines have retired most of theirs, although ANA, which also had a bunch of them, still has an active fleet of them.

And, finally, the first 77E was l/n 41.
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Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

Sun Feb 23, 2020 10:37 am

juliuswong wrote:
na wrote:
Someone83 wrote:
Anyone know how many cycles/hours G-ZZZC ended up with?


http://thebasource.com/aircraft/b777-200/g-zzzc/
has no information about but it also reports that it has been ferried for part-out and scrap today.
As only two old 772s are left flying for BA I guess these sisterships will also be retired very soon.

Sadly the end is near for all B772A. G-ZZZC will join her sistership G-ZZZE in heaven soon. G-ZZZE was the first B777-200 to be scrapped back in 2006, only spent ten years in service. Her fuselage still exist at ARG (https://www.google.com/maps/place/Walnut+Ridge+Regional+Airport/@36.115107,-90.9362338,210m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0xd76d1012bc60209b!8m2!3d36.125278!4d-90.924721?hl=en-GB)

No one knows whereabout is G-ZZZD.


Clicking that link now, it looks like the fuselage has been removed? Finally scrapped maybe? Anyone with more info?
 
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Yeah, looks like ZZZE has finally been put out of her misery. Even the street views of ARG from mid 2019 show it gone.
 
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Sun Feb 23, 2020 4:26 pm

SEPilot wrote:
KFTG wrote:
SEPilot wrote:
How many 772s (non ER) are still flying? Doesn’t UA still have a bunch of them?

https://www.airfleets.net/listing/b777-1.htm

Thanks for the link. Some observations. First, why is there absolutely no correlation between serial number and line number? How do they assign serial numbers? The first serial number for a 77W is line number 511, for ANA, first flight in 2005, but the serial number is sandwiched between a 77E, also ANA, first flight in 1999 and a 773 for ANA, first flight in 2003. Then there is a block of 77Ws for Garuda starting in 2013 plunked between one that first flew in 2002 and one in 1998. And while the block of six Garuda 77Ws are grouped together by serial number, the dates of them are all scrambled. I can see no logic at all behind the assignment of serial numbers. The very first one built is about 55th in order of serial numbers.

My understanding is that Boeing’s serial numbers (which I have seen referred to as construction numbers) are assigned on the basis of orders - so let’s say an airline places an order for 10 aircraft, those aircraft will have 10 consecutive serial numbers. I also believe the serial number sequence is across all commercial aircraft, hence why in any one type if you order them by serial number there will be a group then a gap. Line numbers are then pretty much the sequence in which the aircraft flow through the production line, and so you are unlikely to find out-of-order line numbers or line numbers skipped.

My understanding of the Airbus system is that rather than allocate a serial number at the time of order, it is allocated at the time of the start of construction. So this MSN more closely matches the order in which aircraft flow through the production line, although there may be some out-of-order MSNs and skipped MSNs if there are late changes to orders.

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Mon Feb 24, 2020 1:07 pm

VirginFlyer wrote:
SEPilot wrote:
KFTG wrote:

Thanks for the link. Some observations. First, why is there absolutely no correlation between serial number and line number? How do they assign serial numbers? The first serial number for a 77W is line number 511, for ANA, first flight in 2005, but the serial number is sandwiched between a 77E, also ANA, first flight in 1999 and a 773 for ANA, first flight in 2003. Then there is a block of 77Ws for Garuda starting in 2013 plunked between one that first flew in 2002 and one in 1998. And while the block of six Garuda 77Ws are grouped together by serial number, the dates of them are all scrambled. I can see no logic at all behind the assignment of serial numbers. The very first one built is about 55th in order of serial numbers.

My understanding is that Boeing’s serial numbers (which I have seen referred to as construction numbers) are assigned on the basis of orders - so let’s say an airline places an order for 10 aircraft, those aircraft will have 10 consecutive serial numbers. I also believe the serial number sequence is across all commercial aircraft, hence why in any one type if you order them by serial number there will be a group then a gap. Line numbers are then pretty much the sequence in which the aircraft flow through the production line, and so you are unlikely to find out-of-order line numbers or line numbers skipped.

My understanding of the Airbus system is that rather than allocate a serial number at the time of order, it is allocated at the time of the start of construction. So this MSN more closely matches the order in which aircraft flow through the production line, although there may be some out-of-order MSNs and skipped MSNs if there are late changes to orders.

V/F

Your explanation of Boeing serial numbers still does not square with the list. The first serial number is for UA, which makes sense as they were launch customer. But didn’t they order a bunch of them all at once? The second serial number is Air India and the third is Transaero. Then there are a bunch more UAs interspersed with a single Transaero and two non sequential Omni Air International. And then there is the first 77W as the 45th serial number, it is for ANA in between some others for ANA delivered in 1999 and 2003. The 77W could not have been ordered when those 77Es were ordered, it had not yet been conceived. It was also not the first 77W ordered, as AF was launch customer. And then it was l/n 511, and at the end of that string of sequential serial numbers for ANA is another lonely 77W, l/n 667 delivered in 2007.
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Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:12 pm

Saw one of them stored for a while in Tarbes (VN-A143), along with at least one ex-VN A330.
 
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Saw one of them stored for a while in Tarbes (VN-A143), along with at least one ex-VN A330.

Oh wow, and when was that then?
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VirginFlyer wrote:
SEPilot wrote:
Thanks for the link. Some observations. First, why is there absolutely no correlation between serial number and line number? How do they assign serial numbers? The first serial number for a 77W is line number 511, for ANA, first flight in 2005, but the serial number is sandwiched between a 77E, also ANA, first flight in 1999 and a 773 for ANA, first flight in 2003. Then there is a block of 77Ws for Garuda starting in 2013 plunked between one that first flew in 2002 and one in 1998. And while the block of six Garuda 77Ws are grouped together by serial number, the dates of them are all scrambled. I can see no logic at all behind the assignment of serial numbers. The very first one built is about 55th in order of serial numbers.

My understanding is that Boeing’s serial numbers (which I have seen referred to as construction numbers) are assigned on the basis of orders - so let’s say an airline places an order for 10 aircraft, those aircraft will have 10 consecutive serial numbers. I also believe the serial number sequence is across all commercial aircraft, hence why in any one type if you order them by serial number there will be a group then a gap. Line numbers are then pretty much the sequence in which the aircraft flow through the production line, and so you are unlikely to find out-of-order line numbers or line numbers skipped.

My understanding of the Airbus system is that rather than allocate a serial number at the time of order, it is allocated at the time of the start of construction. So this MSN more closely matches the order in which aircraft flow through the production line, although there may be some out-of-order MSNs and skipped MSNs if there are late changes to orders.

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Your explanation of Boeing serial numbers still does not square with the list. The first serial number is for UA, which makes sense as they were launch customer. But didn’t they order a bunch of them all at once? The second serial number is Air India and the third is Transaero. Then there are a bunch more UAs interspersed with a single Transaero and two non sequential Omni Air International.


The Air India and Transaero ones were originally ordered and operated by UA. They were sold on to Air India and Transaero at a relatively young age and, to my knowledge, all have since been scrapped.
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SEPilot wrote:
VirginFlyer wrote:
SEPilot wrote:
Thanks for the link. Some observations. First, why is there absolutely no correlation between serial number and line number? How do they assign serial numbers? The first serial number for a 77W is line number 511, for ANA, first flight in 2005, but the serial number is sandwiched between a 77E, also ANA, first flight in 1999 and a 773 for ANA, first flight in 2003. Then there is a block of 77Ws for Garuda starting in 2013 plunked between one that first flew in 2002 and one in 1998. And while the block of six Garuda 77Ws are grouped together by serial number, the dates of them are all scrambled. I can see no logic at all behind the assignment of serial numbers. The very first one built is about 55th in order of serial numbers.

My understanding is that Boeing’s serial numbers (which I have seen referred to as construction numbers) are assigned on the basis of orders - so let’s say an airline places an order for 10 aircraft, those aircraft will have 10 consecutive serial numbers. I also believe the serial number sequence is across all commercial aircraft, hence why in any one type if you order them by serial number there will be a group then a gap. Line numbers are then pretty much the sequence in which the aircraft flow through the production line, and so you are unlikely to find out-of-order line numbers or line numbers skipped.

My understanding of the Airbus system is that rather than allocate a serial number at the time of order, it is allocated at the time of the start of construction. So this MSN more closely matches the order in which aircraft flow through the production line, although there may be some out-of-order MSNs and skipped MSNs if there are late changes to orders.

V/F

Your explanation of Boeing serial numbers still does not square with the list. The first serial number is for UA, which makes sense as they were launch customer. But didn’t they order a bunch of them all at once? The second serial number is Air India and the third is Transaero. Then there are a bunch more UAs interspersed with a single Transaero and two non sequential Omni Air International. And then there is the first 77W as the 45th serial number, it is for ANA in between some others for ANA delivered in 1999 and 2003. The 77W could not have been ordered when those 77Es were ordered, it had not yet been conceived. It was also not the first 77W ordered, as AF was launch customer. And then it was l/n 511, and at the end of that string of sequential serial numbers for ANA is another lonely 77W, l/n 667 delivered in 2007.

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SEPilot wrote:
KFTG wrote:
SEPilot wrote:
How many 772s (non ER) are still flying? Doesn’t UA still have a bunch of them?

https://www.airfleets.net/listing/b777-1.htm

Thanks for the link. Some observations. First, why is there absolutely no correlation between serial number and line number? How do they assign serial numbers? The first serial number for a 77W is line number 511, for ANA, first flight in 2005, but the serial number is sandwiched between a 77E, also ANA, first flight in 1999 and a 773 for ANA, first flight in 2003. Then there is a block of 77Ws for Garuda starting in 2013 plunked between one that first flew in 2002 and one in 1998. And while the block of six Garuda 77Ws are grouped together by serial number, the dates of them are all scrambled. I can see no logic at all behind the assignment of serial numbers. The very first one built is about 55th in order of serial numbers.

As to my original question, it appears that UA, which continued to order 772s after the 77E became available, is still flying all of theirs while most other airlines have retired most of theirs, although ANA, which also had a bunch of them, still has an active fleet of them.

And, finally, the first 77E was l/n 41.

1. Constructionnumbers were allocated when an order came in during the 50's - 80's aprrox. Of course Continental and American were not going to wait for the first 23 PanAm 707 to be built and delivered, they were built sort of "in between" and that's were the line numbers come in. That is the order in which the aircraft are built and as such line numbers have nothing to do witn c/n's.
2. What I wrote under 1. is no longer valid as far as the contructionnumbers are concerned. Since the early 90's it's just random numbers. That's why Boeing built 787's with line numbers 967 and 968 in sequence not too long ago but the construction numbers were 35426 and 62517 consecutive.
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UA947 wrote:
SEPilot wrote:
KFTG wrote:

Thanks for the link. Some observations. First, why is there absolutely no correlation between serial number and line number? How do they assign serial numbers? The first serial number for a 77W is line number 511, for ANA, first flight in 2005, but the serial number is sandwiched between a 77E, also ANA, first flight in 1999 and a 773 for ANA, first flight in 2003. Then there is a block of 77Ws for Garuda starting in 2013 plunked between one that first flew in 2002 and one in 1998. And while the block of six Garuda 77Ws are grouped together by serial number, the dates of them are all scrambled. I can see no logic at all behind the assignment of serial numbers. The very first one built is about 55th in order of serial numbers.

As to my original question, it appears that UA, which continued to order 772s after the 77E became available, is still flying all of theirs while most other airlines have retired most of theirs, although ANA, which also had a bunch of them, still has an active fleet of them.

And, finally, the first 77E was l/n 41.

1. Constructionnumbers were allocated when an order came in during the 50's - 80's aprrox. Of course Continental and American were not going to wait for the first 23 PanAm 707 to be built and delivered, they were built sort of "in between" and that's were the line numbers come in. That is the order in which the aircraft are built and as such line numbers have nothing to do witn c/n's.
2. What I wrote under 1. is no longer valid as far as the contructionnumbers are concerned. Since the early 90's it's just random numbers. That's why Boeing built 787's with line numbers 967 and 968 in sequence not too long ago but the construction numbers were 35426 and 62517 consecutive.


Aren't the 40,000 and 50,000s skipped in order to not overlap with Douglas ones?
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And then there is the first 77W as the 45th serial number, it is for ANA in between some others for ANA delivered in 1999 and 2003. The 77W could not have been ordered when those 77Es were ordered, it had not yet been conceived. It was also not the first 77W ordered, as AF was launch customer. And then it was l/n 511, and at the end of that string of sequential serial numbers for ANA is another lonely 77W, l/n 667 delivered in 2007.


ANA did convert some of their unfilled 777-200ER orders to 777-300ERs once that model became available, It is possible that for whatever reason the 45th 777-200ER serial number allocated to ANA was never built and Boeing recycled that number for their first 777-300ER as it was available and already assigned to that customer.
 
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Mon Feb 24, 2020 9:09 pm

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UA947 wrote:
SEPilot wrote:
Thanks for the link. Some observations. First, why is there absolutely no correlation between serial number and line number? How do they assign serial numbers? The first serial number for a 77W is line number 511, for ANA, first flight in 2005, but the serial number is sandwiched between a 77E, also ANA, first flight in 1999 and a 773 for ANA, first flight in 2003. Then there is a block of 77Ws for Garuda starting in 2013 plunked between one that first flew in 2002 and one in 1998. And while the block of six Garuda 77Ws are grouped together by serial number, the dates of them are all scrambled. I can see no logic at all behind the assignment of serial numbers. The very first one built is about 55th in order of serial numbers.

As to my original question, it appears that UA, which continued to order 772s after the 77E became available, is still flying all of theirs while most other airlines have retired most of theirs, although ANA, which also had a bunch of them, still has an active fleet of them.

And, finally, the first 77E was l/n 41.

1. Constructionnumbers were allocated when an order came in during the 50's - 80's aprrox. Of course Continental and American were not going to wait for the first 23 PanAm 707 to be built and delivered, they were built sort of "in between" and that's were the line numbers come in. That is the order in which the aircraft are built and as such line numbers have nothing to do witn c/n's.
2. What I wrote under 1. is no longer valid as far as the contructionnumbers are concerned. Since the early 90's it's just random numbers. That's why Boeing built 787's with line numbers 967 and 968 in sequence not too long ago but the construction numbers were 35426 and 62517 consecutive.


Aren't the 40,000 and 50,000s skipped in order to not overlap with Douglas ones?

4xxxx are used up to 44953 (sofar) and 5xxxx are C-17's and 717's (continued from Douglas C-17 and MD95).
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I count 7 777s written off, all 77Es except for 1 773, 33 scrapped, and 123 stored. All the scrapped ones are 772/77Es. Only 3 77Ws are stored, and all of them are Jet Airways. There are 3 77Es listed as still on order; since Boeing no longer builds them I think we can safely say that they will never be delivered.
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Fri Feb 28, 2020 3:43 pm

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I count 7 777s written off, all 77Es except for 1 773, 33 scrapped, and 123 stored. All the scrapped ones are 772/77Es. Only 3 77Ws are stored, and all of them are Jet Airways. There are 3 77Es listed as still on order; since Boeing no longer builds them I think we can safely say that they will never be delivered.


As much as I know all 10 ex Jet Aw 77Ws are stored. And there are chances some of them might become the first of the type being used by Coca-Cola next.
Other than you say there are several 773s which have been scrapped.
And fresh from the press: SQ has just retired anther 77E.

The Jet Aw 77Ws excluded, here is a list of all 777 which have been withdrawn from use, are stored, scrapped or slowly dismantled for parts. Most of these on the list won´t fly anymore.

Varig:
772 PP-VRD (wfu 2006, scrapped)

Air India:
772 VT-AIR (wfu 2010, scrapped)

British Aw.:
772 G-ZZZD (wfu 2020, for scrap)
77E G-YMMM (crashed 2008)

Emirates:
772 A6-EMD (wfu 2014, scrapped 2015)
772 A6-EME (wfu 2014, scrapped 2015)
772 A6-EMF (wfu 2014, scrapped 2015)
77E A6-EMG (wfu 2016)
773 A6-EMO (wfu 2016, scrapped 2017)
773 A6-EMP (wfu 2017, N939AR)
773 A6-EMW (crashed 2016)

SQ:
77E 9V-SQE (wfu 2013, scrapped 2015)
77E 9V-SQF (wfu 2014, scrapped)
77E 9V-SQG (wfu 2012, scrapped 2013)
77E 9V-SQJ (stored 2018)
77E 9V-SQK (2017 w/o by fire, scrapped 2018)
77E 9V-SQL (stored 2019)
77E 9V-SQM (stored 2020, N749BC)
77E 9V-SVI (stored 2018, N868BC)
77E 9V-SVJ (stored 2019)
77E 9V-SVN (stored 2019)
77E 9V-SRI (stored 2013, N777UK)
77E 9V-SRO (stored 2019)
773 9V-SYG (wfu 2017 for scrap)
773 9V-SYK (wfu 2015 for scrap)

Scoot:
77E 9V-OTA (wfu & scrapped 2015)
77E 9V-OTB (wfu & scrapped 2015)
77E 9V-OTC (wfu & scrapped 2016)
77E 9V-OTD (wfu 2015, scrapped 2016?)

Malaysia:
77E 9M-MRA (wfu 2016, scrapped 2017?)
77E 9M-MRB (wfu 2015, scrapped 2017)
77E 9M-MRD (crashed 2014)
77E 9M-MRE (wfu 2016, scrapped 2017?)
77E 9M-MRG (wfu 2015, scrapped 2016)
77E 9M-MRH (wfu 2015, scrapped 2016)
77E 9M-MRI (wfu 2013, scrapped 2014)
77E 9M-MRK (wfu 2013, scrapped 2015)
77E 9M-MRL (stored 2016)
77E 9M-MRM (stored 2016)
77E 9M-MRN (wfu 2016, scrapped 2018)
77E 9M-MRO (crashed 2014)
77E 9M-MRQ (stored 2016, Zimbabwe c/s, Z-NBE ntu)

JAL:
772 JA8981 (wfu & scrapped 2014)
772 JA8982 (wfu & scrapped 2014)
772 JA8983 (wfu 2015 for scrap)
773 JA8941 (wfu & scrapped 2015)
773 JA8942 (wfu & scrapped 2015)
773 JA8943 (wfu & scrapped 2016)

ANA:
772 JA8197 (wfu 2016, parted-out)
772 JA8198 (wfu 2017, parted-out)
772 JA8199 (wfu 2016, scrapped 2016)
772 JA8968 (wfu 2017 for scrap)
772 JA8969 (wfu 2018 for scrap)
772 JA701A (wfu 2018 for scrap)
772 JA703A (wfu 2019 for scrap)

Air China:
772 B-2059 (wfu 2016, scrapped 2017)
772 B-2060 (wfu 2017, parted out)
772 B-2061 (wfu 2017, scrapped 2018)
772 B-2063 (permanently wfu 2016)
772 B-2064 (wfu 2015, scrapped 2016)
772 B-2065 (wfu 2017, scrapped 2018)
772 B-2066 (wfu 2016, scrapped)
772 B-2067 (permanently wfu 2018)
772 B-2069 (permanently wfu 2018)

China Southern:
772 B-2051 (permanently wfu 2018)
772 B-2052 (permanently wfu 2017)
772 B-2053 (permanently wfu 2018)
772 B-2054 (wfu 2017, scrapped 2018)
77E B-2055 (wfu 2014, scrapped 2016)
77E B-2056 (wfu 2014, scrapped 2016)
77E B-2057 (wfu 2014, scrapped 2017?)
77E B-2058 (wfu 2014, scrapped 2017?)

Transaero:
772 EI-UNY (wfu 2015, scrapped 2017)
772 EI-UNZ (wfu 2015, scrapped 2017)
77E EI-UNU (wfu 2015)
77E EI-UNT (wfu 2015, scrapped 2018)
77E EI-UNV (wfu 2015, scrapped 2017)
77E EI-UNX (wfu 2015, scrapped 2017)
77E EI-UNR (wfu 2015, scrapped 2018)
77E EI-UNW (permanently wfu 2015)

Orenair/Rossiya:
77E VP-BLA (stored 2017, parted-out)
77E VQ-BNU (stored 2016, parted-out)

Nordwind:
77E VP-BJB (wfu 2017, scrapped 2018)

Vim Airlines:
77E VP-BDX (wfu 2017, N821JT, 2018 for scrap)
77E VP-BIC (stored 2017)
77E VP-BVA (stored 2017)
77E VP-BVX (stored 2017)
77E VP-BDW (stored 2017)
77E VP-BVY (stored 2017)
77E VP-BDR (stored 2017)
773 VP-BSF (stored 2017)

Zimbabwe Airways:
77E Z-RGM (wfu 2015/2018, not operated)

Thai:
772 HS-TJA (permanently wfu 2018)
772 HS-TJB (permanently wfu 2018)
772 HS-TJD (wfu 2019)
772 HS-TJE (wfu and scrapped 2017)
772 HS-TJF (wfu and scrapped 2017)

Omni Air:
77E N918AX (wfu 2016, scrapped 2017)
77E N927AX (wfu 2016, scrapped 2017)

Egyptair:
77E SU-GBP (w/o 2012)
77E SU-GBR (permanently wfu 2018)
77E SU-GBS (permanently wfu 2018)

Biman Bangladesh:
77E S2-AHK (wfu 2018)
77E S2-AHL (wfu 2018)

Kuwait:
77E 9K-AOA (permanently wfu 2017)
77E 9K-AOB (permanently wfu 2017)

Saudia:
77E HZ-AKA (permanently wfu 2017, parted-out)
77E HZ-AKB (permanently wfu 2017)
77E HZ-AKC (permanently wfu 2016)
77E HZ-AKD (permanently wfu 2017)
77E HZ-AKE (permanently wfu 2017)
77E HZ-AKF (permanently wfu 2017, to be blown up by US Army)
77E HZ-AKG (wfu 2016)
77E HZ-AKH (wfu 2017)
77E HZ-AKI (wfu 2017)
77E HZ-AKJ (wfu 2017)
77E HZ-AKK (wfu 2016)
77E HZ-AKL (wfu 2017)
77E HZ-AKM (wfu 2017)
77E HZ-AKN (wfu 2018)
77E HZ-AKO (wfu 2017)
77E HZ-AKP (wfu 2017)
77E HZ-AKQ (wfu 2018)
77E HZ-AKR (wfu 2017)
77E HZ-AKS (wfu 2017)
77E HZ-AKT (wfu 2017)
77E HZ-AKU (wfu 2018)
77E HZ-AKV (wfu 2019)
77E HZ-AKW (wfu 2019)

Cathay Pacific:
772 B-HNL (permanently wfu 2018, for museum)
772 B-HNA (permanently wfu 2019, scrapped 2019)
772 B-HNB (permanently wfu 2018, 2019 for destruction tests)
772 B-HNC (permanently wfu 2019)
772 B-HND (permanently wfu 2019)

Vietnam:
77E VN-A143 (permanently wfu 2017, parted-out)
77E VN-A144 (permanently wfu 2017, parted-out)
77E VN-A145 (permanently wfu 2017, parted-out)
77E VN-A146 (permanently wfu 2017, parted-out)

Aeromexico
77E N774AM (permanently wfu 2018, scrapped 2019)

Etihad:
A6-LRA (wfu 2018, for scrap 2018)
A6-LRB (wfu 2018, for scrap 2019)
A6-LRC (wfu 2018, for scrap 2019)
A6-LRD (wfu 2018, for scrap 2019)
A6-LRE (wfu 2018, for scrap 2019)

Asiana:
77E HL7742 (crashed 2013)

Ukraine:
77E 2-AERC (ntu, wfu 2018, 2019 for scrap)

Kenya:
77E 5Y-KQS (stored 2017, N783KW)

Afrijet/Gabon:
772 TR-KPR (stored 2016)

FlyGlobal:
77E 9M-FGA (wfu 2018)
77E 9M-FGB (wfu 2018)
773 9M-FSL (wfu 2019)
773 9M-FSM (wfu 2019)

IrAero:
77E VP-BSJ (wfu 2019)
77E VP-BMR (wfu 2019)
77E VP-BLI (wfu 2019)

Korean Air:
77E HL7530 (permanently wfu 2019)
77E HL7530 (permanently wfu 2020)
 
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Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:08 pm

Some information found via Instagram under the name of zul_aviation. Looks like Emirates will retire 7 Boeing 777-300ER this year

Here is the link - https://www.instagram.com/p/B70sYebBp8p ... _copy_link
 
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Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:09 pm

Some information found via Instagram under the name of zul_aviation. Looks like Emirates will retire 7 Boeing 777-300ER this year
A6-EBB has been on the ground since 02.02.2020.

Here is the link - https://www.instagram.com/p/B70sYebBp8p ... _copy_link
 
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Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

Fri Feb 28, 2020 5:18 pm

HS-TJA and B are still flying.
 
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Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

Sun Mar 01, 2020 6:23 pm

jeffrey0032j wrote:
HS-TJA and B are still flying.

That's not all. Just the SQ frames (and I did not bother to check the rest....)

77E 9V-SRI (stored 2013, N777UK) ==>> Active as N777UK

773 9V-SYK (wfu 2015 for scrap) ==>> Active as 5N-BWI
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Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

Tue Mar 03, 2020 5:41 am

LHR01 wrote:
Some information found via Instagram under the name of zul_aviation. Looks like Emirates will retire 7 Boeing 777-300ER this year
A6-EBB has been on the ground since 02.02.2020.

Here is the link - https://www.instagram.com/p/B70sYebBp8p ... _copy_link
A6-EBC has also been withdrawn from service.

All the 77W frames to be retired are GECAS leased, probably feedstock for the GECAS P2F program.
 
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Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

Tue Mar 03, 2020 7:52 am

Identified 9M-MRA and MRE stored outside Malaysia Airlines Hangars at KUL on Saturday - NOT scrapped. Believe others are stored at SZB.
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Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

Sun Mar 29, 2020 7:44 am

Can't really find a reliable source yet, but according to some facebook post, TG is now retiring all 6 of its 772A(777-200) aircraft, due to COVID-19.
 
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Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:02 pm

UA947 wrote:
robby31 wrote:
Saw one of them stored for a while in Tarbes (VN-A143), along with at least one ex-VN A330.

Oh wow, and when was that then?


I don't remember exactly, I would say one year ago for the 777 and six months ago for the A330. Not always easy to see all the planes when wpotting in Tarbes, especially because of the stored A380 hiding smaller planes (however the first ex Singapore whale has been already eaten by the scrappers, what a pity).
 
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Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

Sat Apr 04, 2020 4:42 pm

3 Singapore Airlines B777-200ERs are being flown to Alice Springs via Darwin for long-term storage. I suppose it is unlikely for these birds to see a return to service once schedules go back to 100%.

They are:
9V-SVB
9V-SVC
9V-SVE
 
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Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:44 pm

Two out of three 777-200ER of Ukraine International have been flown to Teruel yesterday, supposedly for long-term storage.
they are:
UR-GOB
UR-GOC

Their sibling, UR-GOA, is apparently at KBP (Kyiv Boryspil airport). Variously reported as held in reserve and/or being in maintenance.

With Ukraine International having a noted preference to 767-300ER, it was posited that they inducted 777-200ER mainly due to lack of suitable 763's at acceptable prices, that market being too firm, due to many cargo conversions.

If the wave of retirement of 763 from large operators hits, and Ukraine International makes it through this crisis, it could be speculated that these 777-200ER's will be retired from Ukraine International service, to be replaced by 763's.
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Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:41 pm

What’s the breakdown of engines make on these birds that have been WFU and scrapped?
 
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Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:45 am

UA444 wrote:
What’s the breakdown of engines make on these birds that have been WFU and scrapped?
Singapore's 777s are RR Trent 892s and Ukraine's are PW4090s.
 
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Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

Sun Apr 05, 2020 9:08 am

JL has retired JA8977. Built in 1996.
 
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Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

Sun Apr 05, 2020 11:12 am

robby31 wrote:
UA947 wrote:
robby31 wrote:
Saw one of them stored for a while in Tarbes (VN-A143), along with at least one ex-VN A330.

Oh wow, and when was that then?


I don't remember exactly, I would say one year ago for the 777 and six months ago for the A330. Not always easy to see all the planes when wpotting in Tarbes, especially because of the stored A380 hiding smaller planes (however the first ex Singapore whale has been already eaten by the scrappers, what a pity).

You could not see VN-A143 in Tarbes "say one year ago", because it was flown to Greenwood mid-2017 and scrapped there the next year.
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Re: 777 Retirement/Scrapping Thread - 2020

Sun Apr 05, 2020 2:20 pm

Not sure if this has been mentioned elsewhere but BA retired their final 2 A market 777-200 (G-ZZZB & G-ZZZA) on the 19 & 20th of March last year.

https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/british ... r-276.html

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