Emirates Airline has reconfigured its 10 ultra-long-range Boeing 777-200LRs while retiring the last two 777-300s from its fleet. Emirates spent $150 million to change 777-200LRs from three- to two-class cabins featuring wider business class seats in a 2-2-2 format versus 2-3-2. The economy-class cabin was also refurbished. The reconfiguration was done in-house at Emirates engineering’s facilities in Dubai. On average, it took 35 days to strip and reconfigure a single aircraft. The ...

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