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Boeing Board OKs Offering Bigger 787

Boeing Board OKs Offering Bigger 787

Boeing has taken the first formal step toward launching a third version of the Dreamliner, the stretch 787-10.

“We are beginning to discuss more details about the airplane with customers,” spokeswoman Karen Crabtree said Wednesday. She said the talks are conditional “upon our obtaining final board approval to launch the program at a yet-to-be determined date.”

That implies Boeing’s board gave the go-ahead at its October meeting for the last step before formally launching a new plane, known as “authority to offer.”

It means the sales force at Boeing’s Commercial Airplanes can go out and talk terms and pricing with airlines.

For the complete story by the Seattle Times’s Dominic Gates, click here.

Updated: November 8, 2012 — 9:02 AM
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