Etihad Airways reduced its order for 35 787s by four aircraft and instead exercised options on three 777s to safeguard its expansion, the airline said last week following a report in The Seattle Times. The three 777s will be delivered in 2013 and buffer the Dreamliner delivery delay. Boeing on Jan. 18 announced the seventh delay in the program and Etihad now will start taking delivery of its 787s in late 2014 (ATW Daily News, Jan. 19). Etihad placed an order for up to 205 aircraft, ...

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