Boeing to debut 777X at 2021 Dubai Airshow

Aviation Updates Philippines – American aerospace company Boeing plans to unveil its latest innovation, the Boeing 777-9, at the 2021 Dubai Airshow from November 14-18, 2021.

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Boeing plans to internationally debut the new aircraft by bringing a Boeing 777-9 flight test airframe, which will participate in the airshow's flying program and static display. The company also plans to display the Boeing ecoDemonstrator 737-9, Etihad Airways 787-10 Dreamliner, and flydubai 737 MAX 9.

"Boeing is excited to participate fully in the Dubai Airshow, the first global airshow in almost two years, and to be able to engage directly with customers, partners, suppliers and other stakeholders from the region and beyond," said Kuljit Ghata-Aura, president of Boeing Middle East, Turkey and Africa. 

"The show is a perfect opportunity to come together and remind the world of the importance of our industry and discuss technology and innovations that are critical to advance a more sustainable aerospace industry over the long term," he added.

Moreover, Boeing also intends to exhibit defense products including the F-15EX Eagle II fighter jet and T-7A Advanced Pilot Training System, as well as its Autonomous Systems portfolio, including the Boeing Airpower Teaming System and the Insitu Integrator ER and ScanEagle unmanned systems.

Global defense customers are expected to display several operational Boeing aircraft, including the MV-22 Osprey, KC-46A Pegasus, P-8A Poseidon, C-17 Globemaster III, AH-64 Apache and CH-47F Chinook.