MIAMI – In a recent news release, Emirates (EK) stated that it did not expect its new Boeing 777X to join its fleet until 2023. No reasons for this were given, but it can be speculated that the 777X program delays and ongoing COVID-19 pandemic are both major factors.
Emirates previously expected deliveries to be pushed back from 2021 to 2022, according to Chief Operating Officer Adel Ahmed Al Redha. “I don’t see that they [Boeing] will be able to deliver the aircraft in 2021. I think 2022 is a safe assumption to make,” Al Redha said. read more ⇒
Source:: “Airways Magazine”