Swiss Takes Delivery of First 777-300ER

By Paul Riegler on 29 January 2016
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DSC_1788Swiss International Air Lines announced that it took delivery of its first Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. The plane is the new flagship aircraft of the carrier’s long-haul fleet.

The new 777-300ER is configured with 340 seats, including eight in first class, 62 in business class, and 270 in economy. The plane will also be equipped with Wi-Fi.

Swiss says that it plans to deploy the aircraft on its route between Zurich and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.

The Boeing 777-300ER has a maximum range of 7,930 nautical miles (14,685 kilometers).

In addition to the aircraft, Swiss has eight additional 777-300ER jets on order from Boeing.

Swiss International Air Lines was founded in 2002, and is a member of Star Alliance. It is part of the Lufthansa Group, and currently offers service to over 100 destinations in nearly 50 countries from its hubs in Zurich and Geneva.

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