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Old 04-04-2017, 07:27 PM   #1
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that would be one HUGE aircraft!

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that would be one HUGE aircraft!

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That would be a sight to see in the skies and at your international airports. I wonder if there are any airlines that would opt for that B777-10 ? Maybe EK?
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Singapore Airlines kann auf 777-10 upgraden

https://leehamnews.com/2017/02/16/si...not-kill-a380/

the first (latest) article is in german, but definately says SIA can hadle a 777-10. and it also say that it will be sized beyond (!) 80m length. and it also says, that SIA and Boeing made a contract according to which SIA can switch from the 777-9 to a "non-existing aircraft" when desired. sounds like a 777-9 order with the option to switch to a -10.

technically the -10 only seems to be a stretch of the -9, maybe this facts help during finding the decision process. remember, the 767-400 was only made for Delta and United. - or it wasn't a hotseller....dunno.

Singapore is flying the 77W with 9-abreast, so hopefully they also use this config. for the -9 (and -10 respectively).....

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the 777-10 will be the perfect replacement for the 748i (as sad as it is). and most likely it will gather mroe customers than the 748.
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That is a very very long fuselage! Must be as long as the A346!!
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roughly the 777-9 will be 76m long, and the -10 around 80m. the 346 is "just" 75m long.
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Singapore Airlines kann auf 777-10 upgraden

https://leehamnews.com/2017/02/16/si...not-kill-a380/

the first (latest) article is in german, but definately says SIA can hadle a 777-10. and it also say that it will be sized beyond (!) 80m length. and it also says, that SIA and Boeing made a contract according to which SIA can switch from the 777-9 to a "non-existing aircraft" when desired. sounds like a 777-9 order with the option to switch to a -10.

technically the -10 only seems to be a stretch of the -9, maybe this facts help during finding the decision process. remember, the 767-400 was only made for Delta and United. - or it wasn't a hotseller....dunno.

Singapore is flying the 77W with 9-abreast, so hopefully they also use this config. for the -9 (and -10 respectively).....

http://i.slimg.com/seatguru/airlines..._777-300ER.gif
Here are the major airlines currently flying Econo with a 3-3-3 layout for their Boeing 777 birds:

British Airways
Japan Airlines
Air China
Korean Air
Asiana
China Southern
Cathay Pacific
El AL
Eva Air
Air India
AeroMexico
Delta
Saudia
Turkish
Thai
Vietnam
Virgin Australia
Singapore Airlines

Here are the major airlines flying cattle class with the 3-4-3 layout for their B777s:


Air Canada
American
China Airlines
Emirates
KLM
Etihad
Philippine Airlines
Qatar
ANA
Air France
Air New Zealand
Aeroflot
Saudia
Swiss
United
Austrian
China Eastern
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Flown on Boeing 777 models on Japan, Cathay, and Air China with the 3-3-3 layout which was a pleasant and comfortable experience for those 12+hour long haul flights.

Had the unfortunate flight on a Emirates B777 with the 3-4-3 layout with the family; it was a cramped/tight/claustrophobic 12+hour flight that gave a new meaning to pain when flying. I literally had to walk sideways down the aisles so I wouldn't bump into passengers sitting in their seats. Never, ever again will I plop the family into a 3-4-3 layout.
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roughly the 777-9 will be 76m long, and the -10 around 80m. the 346 is "just" 75m long.
A346 is only the 2nd longest currently behind the 748i . 777-10 will definitely be the longest passenger plane ever. i don't think airbus has anything in plan with that length right now.... A350-1000 would need a significant stretch as that's only 77W length.
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