Qantas Friday became the latest customer to cancel and/or postpone orders for the Dreamliner, reaching an agreement with Boeing to drop orders for 15 787-9s scheduled for delivery in 2014-15, reducing its order book for the aircraft to 50, and also deferring 15 787-8s by four years. QF will not get its first 787 until 2013. Originally it was due to receive one per month for 65 months beginning in August 2008. The manufacturer's continuing troubles on the 787 program mean that all customers ...

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