Air International 2020-01
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M.Broadbent - The Year for Boeing's Big Twin? /Commercial/
Boeing rolled out the initial flight-test 777-9, N779XW (c/n 64240), in March 2019.
The two Boeing 777-9 flight test aircraft, N779XW (c/n 64240) and N779XX(c/n 64241) at Boeing's Everett factory in October 2019.
The 777-8 variant has a shorter-fuselage but a longer-range
British Airways became the first airline to place an order for the 777X for nearly two years in February 2019, with an initial 18 examples.
British Airways has ordered up to 36 Boeing 777-9s, its February 2019 order the first for the 777X in two years.
Long-time Boeing 777 operator British Airways has signed an agreement for up to 42 777-9s.