The US aircraft manufacturer confirms the upcoming delay in the Boeing 777X. Production of the 777-9 has been suspended.
It was actually leaked over the weekend that Boeing will have to announce another delay in the 777X. The The first delivery is likely to be in the last quarter of 2024 Speaking, the portal wrote The Air Current. Now it is clear: it will be later.
“In the 777-9 program, the team is making good progress in development and testing,” the US aircraft manufacturer said Wednesday (April 27) in context. Its quarterly numbers With. “However, the first 777-9 is now expected to be delivered in 2025 based on an updated estimate of the time required to meet certification requirements.”
777-9 production has been temporarily discontinued
Boeing will also halt production of the 777-9 until 2023 so it does not have to stockpile too many planes and possibly have to repair them. From the second quarter of 2022 until production of the 777-9 resumes, $1.5 billion in special costs will be incurred, according to the manufacturer. In return, they want to increase capacity in production of the 777 Freighter in late 2023.
The 777-9 is the larger version of the 777X. smallest 777-8 will be available as a shipping version first. The launch customers of the 777-9 are Lufthansa and Emirates Airlines.
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