(17 Feb 2022)
Western International Airways has ordered two Boeing
777 Freighters, the primary new-production freighters for the
all-Boeing cargo operator based mostly in Estero, Fla.
The settlement additionally contains a further buy
“Western International is happy to accumulate new-build
777 Freighter plane,” stated Jim Neff, Western International Airways
CEO & founder. “Because the world’s quickest rising cargo airline, we
have decided that augmenting our current fleet with new 777
Freighters will allow us to finest serve our prospects whereas
offering a transparent path to our future fleet plans.”
Boeing’s 777 Freighter has a variety of 4,970 nautical
miles (9,200 kilometers) and might carry a most structural
payload of 107 metric tons (235,900 kilos).
Boeing has forecast that the worldwide freighter
fleet will develop by 70% within the subsequent 20 years, with freight carriers
resembling Western International supporting a quickly increasing international
e-commerce enterprise and evolving provide chains.
“The addition of 777 Freighters will allow
Western International to proceed its progress, offering elevated
functionality and adaptability to its operations,” stated Ihssane Mounir,
Boeing senior vice chairman of Industrial Gross sales and Advertising.
“These new freighters will complement its current all- Boeing
fleet and we’re dedicated to deepening the partnership between
our firms, which has existed since Western International’s
Having flown to over 400 airports in 135
nations on six continents, Western International Airways at the moment
owns and operates a fleet of 21 B747-400 and MD-11 Freighters.