Air New Zealand and Qantas yesterday confirmed they would be seeking financial compensation from Boeing as a result of the newly announced delays to the 787 program. Other customers preferred to remain quiet following the manufacturer's Wednesday revelation that the 787's first flight would be delayed an additional six months to the 2008 fourth quarter (ATWOnline, April 10). Meanwhile, both ANZ and QF said they expected the announcement. QF said it has "put in place contingencies to ...

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