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Old 7th April 2018, 12:01 PM
MarkR MarkR is offline
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Default AA places massive 787 order, cancels A350 order.

Big boost for Boeing :

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American Airlines Group Inc. AAL -3.55% on Friday announced a huge order for Boeing Co. BA -3.06% twin-aisle jets worth more than $12 billion before discounts and canceled a deal to buy rival Airbus SE EADSY -0.57% planes......The airline is canceling an existing order for 22 A350 jets placed by US Airways, which merged with American in 2013.

American also reached a deal with Boeing to defer delivery of 40 737 Max single-aisle jets due to arrive from 2020 to 2022.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/boeing-...der-1523057788

Second switch by an American Airbus customer this year following Hawaiians switch to 787 last month.
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Old 8th April 2018, 08:45 PM
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Having flown on both types, as a passenger I vote for A350.
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Old 9th April 2018, 08:26 AM
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Not really surprising - IIRC, the 9 A330 they have in their long-haul fleet were inherited form US Airways. The rest of the long-haul fleet is Boeing.
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