United Airlines has added nine Boeing 787-9s to its backlog with deliveries slated to start in 2020 and plans to use the aircraft to replace existing widebodies, the Chicago-based carrier said Oct. 1. The order boosts United’s total number of 787 commitments to 64, including 37 in service—12 -8s and 25 -9s. The announcement came as United unveiled the first routes for its 787-10s, which enter service early next year. The airline will operate the longest 787 variant between its ...

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