Boeing completed the review and analysis of the November 30th
static test on Thursday, validating the side-of-body modification
made to the 787 Dreamliner. "I am happy to report that the program
has validated the airplane structure for the 787 Dreamliner," said
Scott Fancher, VP and general manager of the program.
Replacements Sought For Older Aircraft On The Heels
Of Wide Body Order
Word is that United Airlines will invite Embraer to submit a bid
for new narrow body jets, a domain normally reserved for Boeings'
737 and the Airbus A320. We are going to invite Embraer into that
competition," UAL Chief Executive Glenn Tilton said in an