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Emirates Boeing 777-200LR Fleet List

Current Emirates Boeing 777-200LR  Routes

Emirates placed its order for ten Boeing 777-200LR aircraft along with 24 777-300ERs and 8 777 Freighters at the 2005 Dubai Air Show with deliveries commencing in August 2007.

Marketed as the WorldLiner the 777-200LR has the fuselage of the 777-200 combined with an increased maximum take-off weight, three extra fuel tanks in the rear cargo hold , redesigned main landing gear and the same wings as the 777-300ER. This makes for an advertised range of 8865nm. To demonstrate the range Boeing flew a 777-200LR from Hong Kong - London Heathrow via Pacific and Atlantic crossings.

For Emirates the new aircraft enabled it to begin non-stop services from Dubai to West Coast USA

destinations for the first time. On 1 October 2007 Emirates used the Boeing 777-200LR to launch services between Dubai and Sao Paolo, marking the first ever non-stop flight between the Middle East and South America.

The 10 strong 777-200LR fleet operate long distance routes from Dubai to Houston and Los Angeles but are also found on shorter routes not requiring the capacity of the larger Boeing 777-300ER.

Boeing 777-200LR