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Cabin comfort to set Boeing 777X apart

Friday, May 2, 2014 - 06:00
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A cut above: The 777X promises to stand out in airports for its 71.1 metre wingspan and tips that flip up so it can squeeze into gates that now accommodate the current, smaller edition. - PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

[CHICAGO] Boeing Co sees a way to set its new 777X jetliner apart for airlines normally fixated on costs: by making travel easier on a passenger's nose and throat. Creature comforts such as higher humidity and cabin air pressure to ease jet lag on long flights are part of the planemaker's