Boeing 777 family aircraft surpassed 2000 jets order mark after a receiving a firm order for 17 B777s in December 2018,
It is now over 20 years since United took their first delivery of a Boeing 777 on 15 May 1995. Since then the aircraft has become the flagship of many airlines around the world with over 1,500 aircraft in service.
“In December, we won 17 net orders for the 777 from BOC Aviation and two unidentified customers, bringing the program to 2,013 orders since its launch” says Boeing Commercial Airplanes’ vice-president of marketing Randy Tinseth in a blog posting. He added, “Over the past decade, the 777-300ER has outsold the airplane in its class – the A350-1000 – by more than 3 to 1, while the 777 family has outsold the A350-1000 by more than 5 to 1.”