First 777 upgraded?

Old Apr 16, 19, 10:41 am
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First 777 upgraded?

4X-ECC is back in service today, flew TLV - BOS. This was the plane that was damaged in Warsaw when Bibi was supposed to fly back home. After a long period of repairs, it is back into service.

Since LY announced it would upgrade all 777, did they use the opportunity to do so already on this first plane?
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Old Apr 16, 19, 12:32 pm
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Do we know how long it stayed at WAW for? That could tell us if there ws enough time for an upgrade at TLV.
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Old Apr 16, 19, 2:05 pm
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Originally Posted by mbloch View Post
4X-ECC is back in service today, flew TLV - BOS. This was the plane that was damaged in Warsaw when Bibi was supposed to fly back home. After a long period of repairs, it is back into service.

Since LY announced it would upgrade all 777, did they use the opportunity to do so already on this first plane?
This kind of upgrade canít be made unexpectedly.
So I donít think the refurbishment of the plane is made
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Old Apr 16, 19, 9:56 pm
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The accident was on Feb 15
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Old Apr 17, 19, 12:00 am
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Considering the refurbishment is supposed to include a new business class cabin similar to the Dreamliners, I think El Al would make sure we knew about it.
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Old Apr 17, 19, 1:34 am
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Originally Posted by tedcruz View Post
Do we know how long it stayed at WAW for? That could tell us if there ws enough time for an upgrade at TLV.
The aircraft has been sitting at TLV since 20 FEB (nearly 2 months).
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Old Apr 20, 19, 7:33 pm
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It takes over a year to order a new interior for a plane from the manufacture
some interiors even two years
if itís on order you canít juat tell the manufacture , letís do it now 3 or x months before the scheduled delivery and installation time
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Old Jun 14, 19, 4:52 am
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When will the 777s refurbishment start?
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Old Jun 20, 19, 8:39 am
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Originally Posted by LY777 View Post
When will the 777s refurbishment start?
I would assume after the Dreamliner order is fulfilled?
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Old Jun 25, 19, 6:38 pm
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I think they start Q 4 2019
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Old Jun 25, 19, 11:28 pm
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Originally Posted by ly787 View Post
I think they start Q 4 2019
nice
I hope it woníy take too long.
I guess they will go 10-abreast in Y?
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Shouldnít LY get rid of their 777s and standardize its fleet around the 3 versions of the 787 (-8, -9, -10)?
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Old Jul 15, 19, 12:24 am
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Originally Posted by LY777 View Post
Shouldnít LY get rid of their 777s and standardize its fleet around the 3 versions of the 787 (-8, -9, -10)?
Why?
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Old Jul 15, 19, 2:13 am
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That would avoid a costly refurbishment for the 777.
And the 787 would enable a better fuel efficiency.
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Old Jul 15, 19, 8:22 am
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the 777 isn't *that* bad, are they owned/leased?
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