In a major victory for Boeing, Air Canada yesterday placed a fleet replacement/growth order for up to 96 777s and 787s, including two 777-200 freighters should that program be launched. They will replace a fleet of 65 767s, A340s and A330s, including AC's two in-service A340-500s and three A340-600s on order. "Our analysis of these aircraft pointed to overwhelmingly attractive economics," ACE Aviation Holdings Chairman, President and CEO Robert Milton said. "We have estimated the fuel burn ...

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