British Airways signed up for Boeing's Performance Improvement Package for its fleet of 42 777s. The package is expected to reduce fuel spending per aircraft by about $200,000 annually (assuming $100-per-barrel crude oil prices), according to Boeing estimates. Key elements include addition of a drooped aileron and a ram air system. In addition, Boeing will provide redesigned wing vortex generators. The manufacturer expects the package to be certified by US FAA next year.

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