Ever careful with its stewardship of the cash-generating 777 program, Boeing is planning a series of upgrades to ensure the aircraft remains competitive in the long-range market well after the 777X derivative enters service. The plan, detailed by Boeing in March at the International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading meeting in Arizona, aims to provide the equivalent of 2% fuel-burn savings in baseline performance. The rolling upgrade effort will also include a series of optional product ...

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