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Emirates Airlines Not Interested In Larger 777 Wing

Emirates Airlines expressed no interest in Boeing’s proposed larger wing for the 777 widebody jet.  The Dubai based carrier, the regions largest airline, will be the biggest user of the 777 airliner.  They have ordered 70 A350s and have signed a letter of intent buy another 30.

Emirates Airlines chief executive said at the Paris Airshow said instead “I’d be thinking seriously about an all new aircraft.”, referring to Boeing plans for a new wing.  Tim Clark said the current wing “is already very good.”   Boeing said on Monday they are considering building a new wing for the 777 in order to be more competitive with the Airbus SAS A350 and improve fuel efficiency. 
 

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