Following its announcement that it plans to sell 10 aircraft and defer delivery of at least 16 more (including four A380s), Qantas yesterday would not be drawn into commenting on the fate of its first 15 787s as speculation mounted that they also may be deferred. The first 15 are the shorter range -8 model while the balance of the group's order for 65 787s are -9s.Yesterday CEO Alan Joyce said the company is in negotiations with Boeing so he could not comment, a sentiment that was echoed by ...

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