Will the B787-10 replace the B777-200?

Hello I would like to know what you think about of whether or not airlines will retire Boeing 777-200’s Malaysian airlines has already retired the entire Boeing 777-200 fleet

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This should be in RWA, and I think that it might complement most 772s.

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The 787-10 is a good direct replacement for the 777-200 as long as you don’t need the extreme range of the 777 on 12+ hour flights.
If it does what they say it will, the airline accountants will love it.

Boeing will stop building the 777-200s and 300s in the near future, and some airlines may want to take advantage of the common type rating the 787 shares with the 777 rather than switch to the A350-900.

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Why would boeing stop building the 777? They’ve already received another 17 orders in the first month and a half of 2017 alone, and still have about 500 orders to build and deliver. They won’t be ending production of the 777-300 / ER for a long time. Especially with the fact that it’s range allows it to compete with the 747 and A380 and at the moment is being largely preferred by airlines. You even said it yourself, the 777 has an extreme range. It’s first flight was around 1994, by aircraft standards, it’s still a modern design. I’m struggling to work out how you came to the conclusion that Boeing will stop production of 777s in the near future…

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787-10 Will not replace the 777-200(ER?)

787-10 Will mostly likely replace the 777-200ER. 777-200LR & 777-200 Will be left alone I hope.

The long range -200 series will no longer be built, as they switch over to the new 777-8. The long range 777-300 gets replaced by the 777-9.
So if you want a 777-200ER or LR, you need to place your orders right now before production ends in 2019 / 2020.

The 777-8 is bigger, heavier and more capable than the 777-200LR. So if you need a shiny new jet in the -200 series size range without buying a plane with too much capability, it’s a choice between the 787-10 or A350-900.

More info here on the updated 777 family:

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Sorry I misunderstood, I now realise you did specifically state 300 and 200. I thought you meant the entire 777 project!

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Boeing hasn’t said that production will stop in 2019. That’s just when the 777X production will begin. And it’s not like all of the 777-200s will be replaced by 777Xs overnight, it takes time.

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Hmm, I wonder why? …

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Correct, it will not end overnight, but Boeing have openly said that the new 777X family will make them more money so they will be built with priority, and are filling up the last production slots for the older generation. The older generation will be phased out of production.

For each old 777 built, thats a wasted 777X production slot. And Emirates / Qatar really want their 777Xs asap.

The A350-1000 will steal the 777-300ERs orders, and the 777-200LR is a slow seller, again being beaten by the A350-900.

Hence you are seeing the 787-10 picking up orders now from operators of older 777s.

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The 787-10 should compete with the Boeing 777X, not the 772

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Qatar and Emirates won’t get priority with thier 777X orders that other airlines that still have 777-200/300s on order just cause they “want it really bad”. Boeing will produce thier 777-300ERs first, then the 777X. It’s not like the -300ER is a liability and Boeing is trying to get them off thier hands, it is not a wasted 777X slot. The -300ER is a Plane that Boeing wants to and will produce to meet thier customers needs. Airlines who want and have ordered the -300ER will get thier -300ERs.

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True united airlines still needs 9 More Boeing 777-300ER or 77W

Yep. There are 102 777-300ER still on order, and 29 for 777F. I think those will be built before or during the 777X production.

The 787-10 doesn’t have the legs of the 777-200ER or LR. I could see this as an A330-300 replacement, like what SQ is doing, or as a 767-400ER replacement, like what UA is doing.

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My lovely 777-300 I will miss you in the future!! I think it’s the best aircraft on the market. It has a big capacity to carry passengers it has incredible engines and has long range of flight.

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It certainly did well, pretty much killing off the A340-600 with ease.
The 777-9 will be a beast though!

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If anything it will be replaced by the new 777 8X.

Only god knows …

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Because they lost 2 777s in 3 months so they retired them as they thought that they were cursed