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  • First Saudi 777-300ER
    Posted by Guy Norris 6:26 AM on Jan 09, 2012

    Soon to head for warmer, sunnier climes, Saudi Arabian Airlines’ first Boeing 777-300ER readies for take-off from a cold, damp Paine Field, Everett on a pre-delivery test flight on Jan 7. Saudi plans to operate the 777-300ERs in a relatively high-density (413-seat) configuration initially on routes to Asia and North Africa. The first of 10 aircraft on order is scheduled to begin services on the Jeddah – Kuala Lumpur route at the end of February. In March, the airline is expected to expand services with the world's largest twin to the Riyadh - Cairo and Jeddah – Casablanca routes.

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    Tags: tw99, Saudi, Boeing, 777-300ER, Everett, Paine

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