United Airlines yesterday finalized its order for 25 787-8s worth $4.2 billion at list prices, Boeing announced. The contract includes 50 purchase rights (ATWOnline, Dec. 9, 2009). UA said it expects to take delivery of the 787s, as well as the A350s it also plans to acquire, between 2016 and 2019. It said it expects its Airbus order to be finalized this quarter.

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