Computer-generated drawing of a 787 in Air India livery. Courtesy, Boeing Air India (AI) is understood to be ready to cut its Boeing 787 order for 27 aircraft in half, according to Reuters, citing an Economic Times report. The story cites an unnamed senior civil aviation ministry official who claimed that AI’s board has recommended buying 12 787s, compared to the original order for 27 placed in 2005 (ATW Daily News, April 27, 2005). Reuters said that a group of ministers, ...

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