British Airways orders 777-9’s

British Airways announces this morning that it has ordered 18 777-9’s with options for 24 more.

The aircraft will be fitted with 325 seats in a four class layout.

Deliveries will commence in 2022 running through to 2025, and will be used to replace the remaining 744’s and four 772’s.

The GE powered aircraft will also include a full maintenance package with GE over the life of the aircraft.