The Vietnamese flag carrier plans to put the 787-10 - the most fuel-efficient twin-aisle airplane
in the industry - on the busiest routes in its expanding network.
More than 70 customers have ordered more than 1,400 airplanes, making the 787 the fastest selling twin-aisle airplane
At the same time, Boeing continued to build the 787 Dreamliner at the highest production rate for a twin-aisle airplane
to support high demand for the super-efficient jet.
The 747 was the first twin-aisle airplane
, with more than double the capacity of the largest commercial craft at the time.
Boeing hasn't yet given the green light to build the small twin-aisle airplane
, which will seat between 225 and 270, though the company in September formally created a program office to oversee the possible development.
In selecting the 787-10, Emirates complements its 777 fleet with a medium twin-aisle airplane
that offers 25 percent better fuel efficiency per seat and emissions than the airplanes it replaces, Boeing said.
By fantastic, Zadack refers to the 777's specs: the most preferred twin-aisle airplane
of all time, outselling its Airbus competitor 4 to 1-with 1,891 ordered as of September this year, and 1,320 in use by 68 airlines.
The 777 family is the world's most successful twin-engine, twin-aisle airplane
. Fifty-six customers around the world have ordered more than 1,100 777s.
Together, these customers have now ordered more than 1,300 Dreamliners, the fastest-selling twin-aisle airplane
in Boeing history.
In selecting the 787-10, Emirates complements their 777 fleet with a medium twin-aisle airplane
that offers 25 percent better fuel efficiency per seat and emissions than the airplanes it replaces.