Kno wrote:SpaceshipDC10 wrote:So it's a double first. The first 777 they decide to retire (aside from damaged frames) that happens to be the first they received. "It has flown for 20,663 cycles. In this time it has flown for an amazing 100,311 hours." That's an average of 4h51 per flight.
That sounds abnormally short, I would have thought the flights their 777s fly average between 6-8 hours?
BA sometimes sends big planes on short trips.
Before retirement BA sent a 767 to AMS and MAD every morning, today they have sent a 777 to TLV (4:15 hour flight), and also a 777 to MAD