Qantas is set for the most aggressive expansion in its history after revealing plans to acquire up to 115 787s valued at almost $15 billion at list prices for its mainline brand and the launch of its new long-haul, value-based product Jetstar International. Chief Executive Geoff Dixon announced Wednesday that the board had approved orders for 45 Dreamliners from 2008, with options for 20 additional aircraft and purchase rights for a further 50. Engine choice was not announced. Boeing's ...

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