Boeing 777

Samoa Airways explores Boeing 777 as next plane of choice

In a press release, the Minister responsible for Polynesian Airlines, Lautafi Fio Selafi Purcell indicated the airline will introduce the state of the art aircraft within a couple of years.

He said they hope to lease or acquire it by 2019 to expand Samoa Airways services to other destinations such as Melbourne and Brisbane.

Lautafi laid out the future plan by the airline as inaugural flights start on November 14 when the airlines leased plane, a 737-800 from Iceland Air, arrives at Faleolo and will then fly off to Auckland.

Meet the youngest female commander of a Boeing 777

This didn't stop Indian pilot Anny Divya from trailblazing her way to the top. Thirty-year-old Divya is now the youngest female commander of a Boeing 777 aircraft in the world.

Divya holds the high position with Air India -- the culmination of a childhood dream of flying the skies.

Dreaming big

"I always wanted to become a pilot, from my childhood," Divya tells CNN Travel. "I didn't have anybody around who knew about piloting at that time. I had no guidance [...] I just wanted to fly."

Investigators hunt for answers in Las Vegas airplane fire

National Transportation Safety Board spokesman Eric Weiss said the black boxes from British Airways Flight 2276 have arrived in Washington, D.C., and an NTSB team in Las Vegas could provide preliminary findings as early as Thursday.

The London-bound plane was accelerating down the runway Tuesday when its left engine burst into flames. The takeoff was aborted, the plane's slides were deployed, and the 170 passengers and crew escaped the Boeing 777 without serious injury.

US official: Debris in photo belongs to Boeing 777

This was revealed by a U.S. official on Wednesday.

Air safety investigators — one of them a Boeing investigator — have identified the component as a "flaperon" from the trailing edge of a 777 wing, the U.S. official said.