Boeing delivers 777th 777 to Air France
20 / 04 / 2009
BOEING and long-time partner Air France celebrated significant milestones with the delivery of the 777th Boeing 777 airplane. The new Boeing 777-300ER also will be the first to bear a new Air France livery and company brand identity.
“The 777 has been a valuable asset to the long-haul fleet of Air France and it is the right aircraft to allow us to maximise our revenues in the most economic and efficient manner,” said Pierre Vellay, senior vice-president, new aircraft & corporate fleet planning, Air France.
“It is a fitting tribute to the success of the program that an industry leader such as Air France is taking delivery of our 777th 777,” said Aldo Basile vice-president, sales Europe, Russia and Central Asia for Boeing Commercial Airplanes. “The 777 continues to offer an unbeatable combination of efficiency, economics and passenger comfort that places it at the forefront of modern commercial aviation.”