Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways will buy five Boeing 777-200LRs from Air India to support the accelerating growth of its route network. The new aircraft, which will be delivered from the start of 2014 and should come into service from April after a cabin refit, will initially be used on the newly announced Abu Dhabi-Los Angeles route, which starts June 1, 2014. “The Boeing 777-200LR is a fantastic addition, giving us extra reach immediately and complementing our long-term fleet ...

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