Cathay Pacific Airways' love affair with the 747-400 is set to continue for "many years yet," according to COO Tony Tyler. Speaking to this website after the selection of the 777 (ATWOnline, Dec. 2), Tyler confirmed that the 777-300ERs ordered last Thursday will be used for "new services" that will include new destinations and increased frequencies. The longer-term 747 replacement for the heaviest routes at Cathay will pit the A380--which Airbus COO-Commercial John Leahy vows the airline ...

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