We know the 777 is a favorite of both our airline customers and their passengers. And excitement is building as we get closer to launching the new 777X.
Today, Lufthansa became our first customer to commit to the airplane—selecting 34 777-9Xs for their new long-haul fleet.
The 777-9X in Lufthansa livery.
Lufthansa is an amazing customer and we thank them for their confidence in this airplane. The 777-9X will join the 747-8 in the airline’s long-haul lineup. Lufthansa created a special webpage where you can see more details.
We’re actively talking with other customers about the 777X, and I can tell you that they like what they’re hearing. With a new composite wing and all-new engines, the 777-9X will be the largest and most efficient twin-engine commercial jet in the world. It will also boast the lowest operating cost per seat of any commercial airplane— with no competitor in its market segment. That’s good news for the airlines—and their passengers.
We look forward to building on this momentum as we target the formal launch of the 777X for later this year. Stay tuned.