FedEx exercised options on 15 777Fs valued at $3.75 billion, bringing its firm backlog for the type to 30, and took options on an additional 15. The delivery giant originally ordered 15 777Fs plus 15 options in November 2006, when it cancelled an order for 10 A380Fs owing to Airbus production delays on the now-suspended large freighter program (ATWOnline, Nov. 8, 2006). It already had pushed back deliveries of the original 15 777s from one to 18 months, with the first to arrive in September ...

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