July 20, 2011 The order for at least 460 "narrowbody" passenger jets is split between Boeing and Europe's Airbus. The planes are to be delivered between 2013 and 2022. And American has options on 465 more. Financing the first 230 alone will total $13 billion.
A Boeing 787 Dreamliner during a flight in July.
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November 10, 2010 The high-tech, fuel-efficient jets are critical to Boeing's future. Until the cause of Tuesday's problems are determined and fixed, testing will be done on the ground.
October 21, 2010 Nothing says "vacation" like getting blown across a beach by the engine blast of a jumbo jet.
September 8, 2010 Citing the need for national-security secrecy, a U.S. appeals court dismissed a lawsuit against a Boeing unit for its role in CIA renditions.
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