Boeing is coming under, and resisting, intense pressure from airlines to increase production of the 777-300ER, with the first availability for new orders now quoted as 2014. With more and more carriers parking 747s, pressure is mounting for delivery of 777s, which burn 20% less fuel per passenger. In November, VP-Sales-Middle East and Africa Martin Bentrott told the Seattle Post-Intelligencer that production was sold out through 2012 with only a few slots available. In just six months, all ...

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