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Boeing 777-200

Boeing 777-200.

The Boeing 777-200 is a long range, twin aisle, twin-engine jet manufactured by Boeing, the American aerospace company. We operate these aircraft on longhaul routes to North and South America, the Caribbean, Africa, Australasia, the Far East, Middle East and Gulf destinations.

Often referred to as the "Triple Seven", it was the world’s first commercial aircraft entirely designed by computer. Its visible features include super large engines, low hanging landing gear and a blade shaped tail cone with a relatively narrow tailfin.

British Airways took part in the design of the aircraft with Boeing, and is today one of the world’s largest operators of the type. The Boeing 777 has emerged as a best seller for longhaul commercial aircraft thanks to its excellent fuel efficiency and cabin comfort.

Passenger benefits include:

  • Super quiet, super wide cabins with high ceilings
  • Personal audio and video systems for all seats
  • Burns 20% less fuel than the Boeing 747

Find out more about travel classes

Photo gallery

  • Boeing 777-200 in flight.
  • Boeing 777-200 taxiing for departure (photo by A. Cooksey - airlineimages.co.uk).
  • Boeing 777-200 banking over snowy mountains.

Technical information

Boeing 777-200
Number in fleet 46
Passenger capacity up to 280 (3 or 4 class)
Length 63.7m (209 feet 1 inches)
Wingspan 60.9m (199 feet 11 inches)
Height 18.5m (60 feet 9 inches)
Engines 2× Rolls Royce Trent 800 or 2× General Electric 90
Maximum speed 950km/h (590mph, Mach 0.89)
Range 6,857km (4,261 miles)

Seating plans

These are the different seating layouts for the Boeing 777-200:

Did you know?

  • The diameter of General Electric engines on the Boeing 777 is as wide as the passenger cabin of the Boeing 737.
  • In 2006, British Airways set a new record for the longest non-stop commercial flight. The Boeing 777-200 flew 17,157km (9,274nm) from Brussels to Melbourne, in 18h45.