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Wed June 22, 2011
Boeing showcases 787 in Paris, reports on unmanned aircrafts
LE BOURGET, France — Boeing is showcasing it 787 Wednesday at the Paris Air Show.
After a three-year delay the first new 787 is expected to be delivered in August or September to All Nippon Airways.
The Japanese airline has 55 of the fuel-efficient widebodies on order.
Boeing also announced an agreement Wednesday with Russia's UTair Aviation for 40 737s. If the order goes through it would be worth about $3.2 billion at list prices.
Jim Albaugh's perspective on the 2011 Paris Air Show:
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