Emirates Airline president Tim Clark is expecting Boeing to give authority to offer (ATO) the proposed 777X aircraft soon. “I am hoping in the next two to three weeks to be engaged with Boeing on a formal basis,” Clark told ATW during a media breakfast in Berlin. The 777X is the next-generation 777. Emirates, which is the 777’s biggest operator, will begin to retire its 777-300ERs in 2017. Boeing is talking about the availability of the 777X in 2019, “but we ...

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