Boeing Delivers First 777 Built At Higher Production Rate

Boeing says it has delivered the first 777 built at the increased production rate of 8.3 per month, or 100 aircraft per year. The 777 Freighter was delivered to Korean Air. The production rate for the aircraft type went from five to seven per month in 2011. The manufacturer said 1,072 777s had been delivered up to the end of January, while a total of 1,431 have been ordered from 66 customers around the globe.

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