Aircraft Orders and Deliveries
A British Airways 777-9 rendering. (Photo: Boeing)

IAG Announces 777X Commitment for British Airways

Just days after AirlineGeeks first reported a possible British Airways deal with Boeing for the manufacturer’s newest long-haul aircraft, the Boeing 777X, British Airways parent company International Airlines Group (IAG) placed a commitment for 18 Boeing 777-9 aircraft, with options for 24 more in the future. The aircraft will all go to British Airways, one of five airlines in the airline group. The commitment for these aircraft is in the process of being finalized and holds a value of $18.6…