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An expert explains what would've happened if United flight 328 experienced its scary engine failure over the ocean

A United Airlines Boeing 777. Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto/Getty Images United Airlines flight 328 landed safely after experiencing an engine failure over Denver over the weekend. Even if the engine failure had occurred over water while en route to Hawaii, the aircraft likely could have landed safely.  Wide-body aircraft like the Boeing 777 are rated to fly for more than five hours on a single engine. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A United Airlines flight from Denver...
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United will still fly the Boeing 777-200 after a scary engine failure in Colorado - but the ones still flying have a different engine

A United Airlines Boeing 777. Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto/Getty United Airlines' fleet of 24 Boeing 777-200 aircraft has been grounded by the Federal Aviation Administration, but the aircraft will keep flying. A fleet of 22 United Boeing 777-200s are unaffected as they're powered by General Electric engines. Passengers booked on the 777 might still fly on the aircraft but others will be moved to different jets.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Federal Aviation Adm...
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Experts say the plane and engine used by United have a safe track record - and the scary landing in Colorado should have minimal impact on the airline

The United Airlines Boeing 777-222 that experienced an in-flight engine failure. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images A United Airlines jet made an emergency landing after an engine failure on Saturday. Three aviation regulators have effectively grounded Boeing 777s with PW4000-112 engines pending an investigation.  Experts say the issue isn't likely systemic with the plane or engine, given the track record of both.  Only 69 aircraft in the world are affected, and United is the only US carrier w...
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The Boeing 777X won't be delivered to airlines until late 2023. Take a look at the enormous new flagship Boeing hopes will be its redemption.

The first flight of the Boeing 777X. Stephen Brashear/Getty Boeing's newest aircraft, the Boeing 777X, flew for the first time in January 2020 after lengthy delays. It's the largest twin-engine jet in the world and Boeing's latest new aircraft to fly since the grounding of the 737 Max. Pandemic-related delays, however, have further pushed back its first delivery until late 2023.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Boeing's latest history-making plane continues to be delaye...
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Delta retiring Boeing 777s

As demand for air travel hits an all-time low due to the pandemic, airlines are scrambling to determine the future of unused planes, particularly larger ones used for overseas routes. Delta Air Lines just announced that it intends to retire its fleet of Boeing 777s, preparing for an extended downturn in international travel. Retiring the 777 fleet is a move designed to eliminate its daily cash burn and stem some of the financial losses incurred by the pandemic’s devastating effect on travel. ...
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Wider seats coming to Delta’s 777

While most airlines have been shrinking their seats in an effort to squeeze as many passengers on their flights as possible, Delta recently announced a decision to make economy seats wider on some of its aircrafts. A part of the larger renovations to its Boeing 777 aircrafts, which fly mostly to international destinations, Delta will slightly reduce the number of seats in its cabin, allowing them to make each seat 18.5 inches wide. Photo: Delta News Hub/Flickr For comparison’s sake, United ...
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Qatar Airways Reveals New QSuite Business Class

Qatar Airways has one of the highest rated Business Class products in the sky today and this is only set to continue with the launch of the new QSuite. It is common knowledge that a new seat and product enhancements were on the way. Today at the ITB Berlin trade show, the veil of secrecy lifted and we finally know what the new seat will look like. QSuite For The Future Seats appear to be in a yin yang configuration with some people flying forwards and some backwards. This is the configuration...
Tags: Travel, Privacy, Berlin, New, Airlines, Boeing, Avgeek, British Airways, Singapore Airlines, Business Class, Airline News, Qatar Airways, Yahoo Finance, Boeing 777, OneWorld Alliance, ITB

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