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Korean Air finalizes its order for five additional Boeing 777F freighters

Boeing (Chicago, Seattle and Charleston) and Korean Air (Seoul) have finalized an order for five 777 Freighters. Korean Air currently operates an all-Boeing freighter fleet of 26 airplanes that includes 17 747-400 Freighters, five 747-8 Freighters and four 777 Freighters.

Korea’s flag carrier currently operates 86 Boeing passenger airplanes and has unfilled orders for nearly 40 additional airplanes, including 12 777-300ERs, 10 747-8 Intercontinentals, 10 787-9 Dreamliners, two 747-8 Freighters and six 777 Freighters.

Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 777-FB5 HL8251 (msn 37639) is beautifully captured landing at Anchorage.

Korean Air aircraft slide show: AG Airline Slide Show

AG Slide Shows

Boeing delivers the first 777 built at the increased rate

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Boeing (Chicago) 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 (Seoul).

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.

Copyright Photo: Boeing. Boeing 777-FB5 HL8226 (msn 37640) was handed over to the carrier on February 25.

Korean Air: AG Slide Show