Boeing has delivered the first 777 built at the increased production rate of 8.3 aircraft per month, or 100 aircraft per year.
The aircraft, a Boeing 777 Freighter, was delivered to Korean Air.
In the past 32 months, the Boeing 777 production rate has increased twice.
The rate went from five to seven aircraft per month in 2011, and now has increased again to an all-time high of 8.3 aircraft per month.
A total of 1,072 Boeing 777s had been delivered through the end of January and to date 1,431 have been ordered from 66 customers around the globe.
This means that, as of the end of January, the production backlog for the Boeing 777 program was 359 aircraft, or 43.253 months (3 years 7 months 8 days).
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