LCAL, the Dubai-based lessor established in 2004 to buy and lease 787s, cut its Dreamliner order from 21 aircraft to five, dealing another blow to Boeing's troubled next-generation aircraft program. The 16 cancellations announced by the manufacturer yesterday, valued at $2.8 billion, marked the second big 787 order cut revealed in the last two weeks. Russia's S7 confirmed last week that it had cancelled its order for 15 (ATWOnline, Jan. 30). LCAL's decision is particularly troubling for ...

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