Boeing, United announce order for four 787 dreamliners

By Eric M. JohnsonFARNBOROUGH, England (Reuters) - United Airlines said on Monday it would buy four new Boeing Co 787-9 widebody jetliners, as the third-largest U.S.

air carrier looks to refresh its fleet with more efficient planes.The deal, valued at roughly $1.1 billion at current list prices and announced during the Farnborough Airshow in southern England, was previously listed as unidentified in Boeing's backlog. Reuters reported in May that United was in talks with Boeing and European rival Airbus over the purchase of wide-body, long-haul.....

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