As predicted by this website (ATWOnline, Nov. 30), Cathay Pacific Airways chose the 777-300ER, stating that it will order up to 36 of the type including 16 firm aircraft that will be delivered between September 2007 and July 2010 and powered by GE90-115Bs. A Boeing statement did not refer to the deal as a final order but confirmed the numbers Cathay released. The airline said it also will take three Trent 700-powered A330-300s in 2008 for regional routes. The firm 777-300ERs will be ...

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