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Air India last month took delivery of its fi rst 777-200LR (Longer Range) Worldliner. This is the fi rst 777 from Air India’s order of 68 Boeing aircraft. The airline will receive an additional three 777-200LR Worldliners and three 777-300ER (Extended Range) aircraft this year as part of a major expansion programme. Air India’s order […]


Air India last month took delivery of its fi rst 777-200LR (Longer Range) Worldliner. This is the fi rst 777 from Air India’s order of 68 Boeing aircraft. The airline will receive an additional three 777-200LR Worldliners and three 777-300ER (Extended Range) aircraft this year as part of a major expansion programme. Air India’s order for 68 Boeing planes consisted of 23 777s, including eight 777-200LR Worldliners and 15 777-300ERs, and 27 787-8 Dreamliners. Air India will use the 777-200LR to offer direct, non-stop flights between the US and India. The aircraft will be ableto carry up to 15 tonnes of cargo.