The Boeing 777 is a long-range wide-body twin-engine jet airliner, with a typical seating capacity of 314 to 396 passengers and a range of 5,240 to 8,555 nautical miles. Its main identifying features include large–diameter turbofan engines, long raked wings, six wheels on each main landing gear and a blade-shaped tail cone. The 777 was the first commercial aircraft to be designed entirely with computer aided design and is Boeing’s first fly-by-wire airliner.
The 777 entered commercial service in 1995 and as of January 2019, has received more orders than any other wide-body airliner, the most common and successful variant is the 777-300ER with Emirates operates the largest 777 fleet. The 777 ranks as one of Boeing’s best-selling models, making it the most-produced Boeing wide-body jet, surpassing the Boeing 747. Airlines have acquired the type as a comparatively fuel-efficient alternative to other wide-body jets and have increasingly deployed the aircraft on long-haul transoceanic routes.