SEATTLE - Boeing has announced that China Airlines that the carrier has ordered four 777 Freighters. The order is valued at $1.4 billion at list prices.
"The 777 Freighter has played a critical role in our efforts to maintain profitability during the pandemic, and these additional airplanes will be an integral part of our long-term growth strategy," said China Airlines Chairman Hsieh Su-Chien. "We are excited to add more 777 Freighters due to their operational efficiency and reliability. Our fleet modernization program will enable us to deliver added value to our customers, especially as the global supply chain continues to evolve."
The 777 Freighter has a range of 4,970 nautical miles with a maximum revenue payload of 224,900 lbs.
"We are thrilled that China Airlines has again selected the 777 Freighter to serve as the backbone of its world-class air cargo fleet," said Ihssane Mounir, senior vice president of Commercial Sales and Marketing.