Boeing is predicting "another phenomenal year" for the 787 in 2006, with Mike Bair, VP and GM of the Dreamliner program, telling ATWOnline that there are another 30 offers out to airlines for 500 787s on top of the 28 customers who have committed to 386 aircraft. "We thought the demand might slow up a bit, but 2006 looks like a great year," Bair said. Boeing's 787 production is committed through 2011, but some of those slots are assigned to carriers that have not yet announced orders. The ...

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