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  • Joe Breitfeller

Boeing to Debut 777X, Spotlight Sustainability, Technology and Partnerships at 2021 Dubai Airshow

This month at the 2021 Dubai Airshow, Boeing will debut the 777X and spotlight sustainability with Alaska Airlines’ ecoDemonstrator 737-9, Etihad Airways’ 787-10 Dreamliner and flydubai’s 737 MAX 9 on display at the global aerospace event.


Boeing 777X to Debut at 2021 Dubai Airshow - Courtesy Boeing

On Wednesday (November 3, 2021), Boeing announced that they will debut the 777X at the 2021 Dubai Airshow, which will take place November 14-18, 2021. The company will also spotlight defense and global services, while highlighting sustainability, technology and partnerships. Alaska Airlines’ ecoDemonstrator 737-9, Etihad Airways’ 787-10 Dreamliner and flydubai’s 737 MAX 9 will also be on display at the global aerospace event. Additionally, Boeing global defense customers are expected to display several operational Boeing aircraft, including the KC-46A Pegasus, P-8 Poseidon, MV-22 Osprey, C-17 Globemaster III, AH-64 Apache and CH-47F Chinook.


During the event, the Boeing 777X flight-text airplane will soar in the airshow’s flying program and will also be on static display. Built on the industry-leading 777 and 787 Family of airplanes, the 777-9 will be the world’s largest and most efficient twin-engine jet, delivering a 10 percent improvement in fuel use, emissions and operating costs versus the competition.


In Wednesday’s announcement, Boeing Middle East, Turkey and Africa’s President, Kuljit Ghata-Aura, said,


“Boeing is excited to participate fully in the Dubai Airshow, the first global airshow in almost two years, and to be able to engage directly with customers, partners, suppliers and other stakeholders from the region and beyond. The show is a perfect opportunity to come together and remind the world of the importance of our industry and discuss technology and innovations that are critical to advance a more sustainable aerospace industry over the long term.”


Boeing’s exhibit in Dubai will also highlight defense products including the F-15EX Eagle II fighter jet and T-7A Advanced Pilot Training System, as well as their Autonomous Systems portfolio, including the Boeing Airpower Training System and the Insitu Integrator ER and ScanEagle unmanned systems. During the 2021 Dubai Airshow, Boeing will also discuss their parts, modifications, digital, sustainment and training solutions, including an expansive global supply chain, maintenance and logistics network. Additionally, Boeing Government Services will feature in-country partnerships with on-the-ground support for their installed base of defense platforms, while Commercial Services will feature Boeing Converted Freighters, expanded support for regional customers, and near-term sales opportunities.


Boeing (NYSE:BA) is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading supplier of commercial airplanes, defense, space and security systems, as well as global services. The aerospace giant tops the list of the largest U.S. exporters, providing a significant positive impact to America’s annual GDP. Boeing supports government and commercial customers in over 150 countries and employs more than 160,000 team members worldwide. As Boeing continues to deliver for customers, they are committed to their legacy of aerospace leadership in technology and innovation and living the company’s core values of safety, quality and integrity.



Source: Boeing