International Lease Finance Corp.
(ILFC) has taken delivery of its 75th Boeing 777. The Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) is leased to
ILFC's customer, Cathay Pacific Airways. ILFC has ordered 79 777s from Boeing since 1992, more than any other customer.
Cathay Pacific now operates 25 777s, with 22 more 777-300ERs scheduled to be delivered including two more to be leased from ILFC. The
airplane delivered Wednesday will join the airline's fleet of seven 777-300ERs, 12 777-300s, five 777-200s and 24 747-400s in passenger
To date, 56 customers around the world
have ordered 1,080 777s, making it one of the most successful twin-engine wide-body airplanes on the market. Currently, Boeing has 360 unfilled
orders for the 777.
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