Boeing is considering a larger 777-10, which will carry 50 more passengers than the 777-9. But is there a market? Boeing photo via Google images.
2014, when ANA ordered the X.
Sales have dried up for the 365 passenger Boeing 777-300ER and only a smattering of orders have come in for its competitor, the Airbus A350-1000.
What’s happened to the Very Large Aircraft sector? What’s happened to the large, medium twin aircraft sector?
The VLA market pioneered by Boeing and pursued by Airbus is virtually nonexistent.
Yet there are those in Boeing who want to launch a 450-passenger 777-10 into a dubious market demand.
777 Classic sales dried up, but A350-1000 isn’t doing great, either. Are these too big, too?