Boeing, Intrepid Aviation mark delivery of Boeing 777-300ER to be operated by Philippine Airlines

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Intrepid Aviation have celebrated the delivery of Intrepid´s first of four direct-ordered Boeing airplane, a 777-300ER, which will be leased and operated by Philippine Airlines, the companies said.

Philippine Airlines said it plans to use the new airplane primarily on routes to North America. The carrier is scheduled to take a second 777-300ER from Intrepid before the end of the year.

The 777 is a twin-engine, long-haul airplane. The 777-300ER is equipped with a GE90-115B commercial jet engine, and can seat up to 386 passengers in a three-class configuration with a maximum range of 7,825 nautical miles (14,490 kilometers).

Intrepid Aviation is a privately held commercial aircraft lessor, which owns commercial aircraft leased to airline operators worldwide. Intrepid Aviation focuses primarily on twin-engine widebody equipment, such as the Boeing 777 and 787.