Buckingham Research predicted that Boeing will push back the announcement of an all-new aircraft to replace the 737NG to late 2012 with launch approval likely in 2014. Boeing Corporate President and CFO James Bell recently downplayed expectations that the manufacturer will soon announce a narrowbody replacement program to challenge Airbus's re-engined A320neo, countering speculation by Buckingham (ATW Daily News, Jan. 13) and others that Boeing would announce a new aircraft at the ...

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