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February 25, 2013

Boeing delivers first 777 built at increased pace

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Boeing has delivered the first 777 built at the increased production rate of 8.3 per month, or 100 airplanes per year. The airplane, a 777 Freighter, was delivered to Korean Air. In the past 32 months, the 777 program has increased its production rate twice. The rate went from five to seven per month in 2011, and now to the all-time high of 8.3 per month. 1,072 777s have been delivered through the end of January and a total of 1,431 have been ordered from 66 customers around the globe.




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