Boeing has confirmed it will step up production of the 787 to 14 per month in 2019, as it trusts both its existing backlog as well as forecasts of a coming wave in widebody orders toward the end of the decade. The move, revealed by Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg at a Morgan Stanley investor conference in California, reaffirms the company’s belief in the timing of a major twin-aisle replacement cycle—at which the 787, and particularly the 787-9 and -10 versions, is targeted. The ...

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