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Air France to take delivery of 777th Boeing 777 – Bangalore Aviation

Air France to take delivery of 777th Boeing 777

On Friday 10 April 2009, Air France will take delivery of the 777th Boeing 777 aircraft manufactured by Boeing, and the 54th Boeing 777 in the Air France fleet.

The new aircraft will be registered F-GZND and will be the first aircraft in the fleet to sport the new livery of Air France.

For fellow spotters, the aircraft is expected to land at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport on Saturday 11 April 2009, at 06:45 local.

A special congratulations to Boeing for achieving this phenomenal feat in less than 15 years since the 777’s introduction.

On this historic occasion, Air France will be broadcasting five programmes telling the story of the delivery of this aircraft on its corporate website

Program schedules are:

  • Thursday 9 April:: ”The final touches”
  • Friday 10 April: ”Air France takes possession of the aircraft”
  • Saturday 11 April: ”Boeing hands over the keys of the aircraft”
  • Sunday12 April: ”Air France’s new colours at Paris-Charles de Gaulle”
  • Monday 13 April: ” Air France’s 54th Boeing 777 is put into operation”

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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