Boeing’s 777-9 test airplane has made its debut international flight of nearly 15 hours, arriving in Dubai after a nonstop flight from Seattle ahead of the 2021 Dubai Airshow, which runs from November 14th through 18th, 2021.
On Tuesday (November), Boeing announced the arrival of their 777X test airplane at Dubai World Central at 14:02 GST today, ahead of the 2021 Dubai Airshow, which starts on November 14th, and runs through November 18, 2021. The 777-9 test plane debuted its first international flight of nearly 15 hours nonstop between Seattle’s Boeing Field and Dubai. The airplane will be on static display, and also perform in the show’s flying program starting on November 14th. Building on the company’s industry-leading 777 and 787 Dreamliner Family of aircraft, the 777-9 will be the world’s largest and most efficient twin-engine jet, delivering a 10 percent savings in fuel use, emissions and operating costs than the competition, as well as an exceptional customer experience. Currently, the 777X Family has a total of 351 orders and commitments from eight leading global customers, with the first delivery expected in late 2023.
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