Re: possible new engine for the B777-200X

Date:         14 Jul 97 20:27:01 
From: (H Andrew Chuang)
Organization: Concentric Internet Services
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In article <airliners.1997.1456@ohare.Chicago.COM>, jla <> wrote:
>>From what has been said, AA is not happy with the MD-11 and its'
>performance.  They would love to replace it with the 777-200X.  It would
>give them similar capacity and better performance for long-range flights,
>like their DFW-NRT.  It would also give them the aircraft for future
>expansion on other long-range routes requiring the performance and range of
>the 777-200X.  AA is still trying hard to get more Trans-Pac service.

AA ordered seven -200IGW to replace the MD-11 on routes like DFW-NRT.
The -200X, if AA does order it, will be used on non-Japanese routes.