Air New Zealand likes B777X over Airbus
In the following weeks, Air New Zealand to announce orders for 777X or 787 Dreamline aircraftThus, an 18-month competition between Boeing and Airbus ended to attract a New Zealand airline.
With these planes (which they will receive in about four years), The carrier can start new nonstop flights from New Zealand to New York or Sao Paulo.
first, Local media reported that the airline planned to order wide body jets, As you need to renew your fleet Eight B777-200ER aircraft. By extension, the airline’s current fleet is made up of the following:
– 9 Boeing 777-200ERs
– 8 Boeing 777-300ERs
– 13 Boeing 787-9s (With one more in order)
Although the airline did not release statements in this regard, it is expected that during the annual briefing for investors Confirm order next 27 May.
In that sense, the carrier Can buy both aircraft models: Dreamliners could work perfectly to reach Sao Paulo, however, their range would be very close to reaching New York, so this last route could be operated with 777X aircraft.
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