Emirates Airline will be the first operator of the Boeing 777X and expects to take delivery of the first aircraft in early 2020, Emirates president Tim Clark says. The delivery, which a Boeing spokesperson confirmed, means that Emirates will skip ahead of 777X launch customer Lufthansa and become the widebody’s launch operator. “I believe we will be the first to receive the aircraft in early 2020.It will replace the 777-300ER as they retire,” Clark wrote in an email to ...

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