Eastern Airlines is the new name of Dynamic International Airways after exiting bankruptcy in 2018. The airline currently has a fleet of four Boeing 767-200ERs and four Boeing 767-300ERs but will now add the 777-200ER. This airline is based in New York JFK Airport with the goal of targeting unserved routes.
Eastern Airlines is the newest operator of the Boeing 777. The airline recently acquired a used 777-200ER to expand its network. This aircraft, registered as N771KW, has a rich history with other airlines, such as Singapore Airlines and Flynas. This aircraft was bought in the middle of a crisis on May 29, 2020, which portrays the strength and versatility of the Boeing 777.
N771KW just rolled out of the paintshop in Victorville, California, wearing Eastern Airlines’ new livery.
At the time of this post, Eastern Airlines has no scheduled routes on the Boeing 777-200ER. However, Eastern Airlines’ model is both charter and passenger, meaning this 777 could be used to fly anywhere. Or, if the aircraft begins service soon, it may fly on these current scheduled/repatriation flights:
|New York JFK||Guayaquil||Scheduled||2,970 mi|
|New York JFK||Georgetown (GEO)||Scheduled||2,539 mi|
|New York JFK||San Diego||Future||2,446 mi|
|New York JFK||San José del Cabo||Future||2,408 mi|
|Miami||Buenos Aires||Repatriation||4,406 mi|
|New York JFK||Port-au-Prince||Repatriation||1,522 m|
Personally, the new Eastern Airlines livery looks solid on the 777-200ER. I don’t believe there’s any airlines that have multi-colored engines on their 777s. With the 777-200ER rework freshly released and assuming there’s a possibility that more liveries will be added, I’m hoping to see this aircraft in the Infinite Flight skies.
What are your thoughts on the world’s newest Boeing 777 operator?