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Boeing’s newest widebody jet 777-9 to make debut at Wings India 2024

Boeing’s newest widebody jet 777-9 to make debut at Wings India 2024

In a momentous event for aviation enthusiasts and industry stakeholders, Boeing, the renowned American aircraft manufacturer, is poised to unveil its latest widebody aircraft.The 777-9, at the highly anticipated Wings India 2024 in Hyderabad from January 18 to 21.

The majestic 777-9 is scheduled to touch down in Hyderabad on January 16, setting the stage for an immersive experience for attendees as it takes center stage for static display on January 18 and 19.

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The unveiling holds special significance for Air India, which is set to receive ten of these state-of-the-art 777-9s. This acquisition is part of the airline’s substantial order placed in 2023, strategically designed to fortify its fleet and cater to the escalating demand for international air travel in the rapidly expanding South Asian market, as highlighted in Boeing’s press release.

Wings India 2024 promises an immersive experience for attendees, as Boeing plans to showcase the 777X passenger interior in an engaging display. Additionally, the newly merged Air India Express will take center stage with static and flying displays of its 737-8, featuring a captivating Kalamkari-inspired tail design, paying homage to the traditional weaving patterns of the Deccan region.

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Boeing’s commitment to India goes beyond the showcase of its latest aircraft. The company has entered into a partnership with GMR Aero Technic to establish a Boeing Converted Freighter line in Hyderabad. This strategic move aligns with Boeing’s dedication to enhancing infrastructure and pilot training programs in India, with a substantial $100 million investment. This initiative is poised to support the country’s burgeoning demand for skilled pilots over the next two decades, underlining Boeing’s long-term vision for aviation growth in India.

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