Boeing and El Al Israel Airlines Commemorate First 777 Delivery

Alan Mulally, left, president of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, presented El Al Israel Airlines' President David Hermesh, center, with a Native American carving of a raven Jan. 31 to commemorate delivery of the airline's first 777. Next to Hermesh are Uri Sirkis, El Al's vice president - Commercial, and Ari Fruchter, vice president - Maintenance and Engineering. The carving was done by local Seattle artist Dale Faulstich. The Boeing 777-200ER (extended range) is the first of three El Al will receive in the first quarter of 2001.

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