777's replacing 747-400s???

Date:         11 Apr 98 02:16:20 
From:         seawolf@akula.com (William Chung)
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I just read a brief article on CNN stating that 777s are becoming more
attractive to carriers over the 747s.

Is the industry replacing 747s with 777s?  I checked out Boeing's website
and the performance of the two models are pretty much the same except
that the 747-400s can carry about 80 or so more passengers and lift
100,000 more lbs.  The range on a 777 exceeds a 747 by a couple of
hundred miles.  I know BA is using 777s on its JFK-LHR (transatlantic)
route.  Will we be seeing 777s flying transpacific routes in the future?

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William Chung