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Boeing delivers first 777 at increased production rate

By Hpanchal on February 26, 2013

Boeing has delivered the first 777 built at the increased production rate of 100 planes per year.

The 777 freighter was delivered to Korean Air.

During the past 32 months, the 777 program has increased its production rate twice. The rate increased from five to seven per month in 2011. Now, it is at an all-time high of 8.3 per month.

A total of 1,431 777s have been ordered from 66 customers around the world.