Boeing denied widespread published reports, based in part on comments by the CFO of a key airline customer, that the 787-9's late 2013 EIS has slipped. A Boeing spokesperson told ATW Tuesday that the manufacturer has “reaffirmed its guidance that 787-9 first delivery is scheduled for late 2013.” Air New Zealand CFO Rob McDonald said last week at an Aviation Outlook conference in Sydney that delivery of the 787-9, for which ANZ is the launch customer, has been pushed into ...

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