Korean Air placed an order with Boeing for up to 20 787s as part of what it says is "a strategic plan to meet future demand for point-to-point travel on mid/long-range destinations to the US and Europe." The deal includes 10 firm 787-8 s and 10 options and is valued at $2.6 billion at list prices. Deliveries are scheduled from 2009 through 2011. Engine selection was not announced. Korean Air Chairman and CEO Yang Ho Cho said the order "signifies our commitment to our vision of becoming one ...

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