Cathay Pacific Airways has become the first Asian airline to order the Boeing 777X, signing a deal for 21 of the -9X variants at a list price of HK$58 billion ($7.5 billion), the Hong Kong-based oneworld carrier said Friday. Deliveries will take place between 2021 and 2024. “We think [the 777-9X] will be an ideal fit for long-haul destinations in North America and Europe, in particular those routes where we carry high volumes of passengers and cargo each day. Cathay Pacific is ...

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