Boeing and Emirates Airline have finalized an order for 150 777Xs, valued at $56 billion at list prices, Boeing announced Wednesday.
The order was first announced as a commitment at the Dubai Airshow last year. Emirates is the largest 777 operator in the world.
The order is for 115 777-9Xs and 35 777-8Xs. It also includes purchase rights for another 50 planes, which if exercised could increase the order’s value to about $75 billion at list prices.
Spirit AeroSystems builds the 777′s forward fuselage in Wichita.
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The 777X is an upgraded version of the 777.
The first 777X delivery is expected in 2020.
Boeing has 300 orders and commitments for the model from six customers.