Miami-based investment company 777 Partners plans to launch a long-haul LCC under the World Airways brand. Discussions are underway with Boeing for an initial order for as many as 10 787s, the company said. “We will be partnering with low-cost short-haul carriers in the US and in the regions we serve to provide connecting traffic to and from our initial planned gateways,” World CEO Ed Wegel said. The new carrier, which plans to fly in the Americas and Asia, will be based in ...

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