In a momentous occasion for Indian aviation, the Boeing 777-9, recognized as the world’s largest aircraft, gracefully touched down in Hyderabad on Tuesday, marking a significant milestone for both the country and the global aviation industry.
The Boeing 777X family, comprising the passenger models 777-8 and 777-9, alongside the 777-8 Freighter, has garnered an impressive tally of over 450 orders, underscoring the industry’s confidence in Boeing’s cutting-edge aviation solutions.
Boeing’s unwavering commitment to pushing the boundaries of innovation will take center stage at Wings India 2024, scheduled to commence on Thursday. The event promises a captivating display of the 777X passenger interior, offering a sneak peek into the future of aviation design and technology. The aircraft is poised to be showcased in a static display at Wings India 2024.
Setting out on its journey from King County International Airport (Boeing Field) in Seattle on January 14, the 777-9 made a strategic stop at Kona International Airport in Hawaii on the same day. Departing from Kona on January 15 at 10:35 a.m. (local time), the aircraft underwent a remarkable 16-hour flight before achieving a historic landing at Begumpet at 6:12 p.m. (local time) Reported.
This marks the inaugural arrival of a Boeing 777-9 in India, signifying a moment of pride and excitement for the country’s aviation enthusiasts. The aircraft’s presence at Wings India 2024 adds a new dimension to the event, offering aviation enthusiasts and industry experts a firsthand encounter with the world’s largest and most advanced commercial airplane.