Boeing’s 787 may be a better fit for some expanding Chinese airlines rather than the larger 777 that has been selling to the country’s carriers in recent years, Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and CEO Ray Conner said at the Farnborough Airshow July 13. Speaking at a signing ceremony for Ruili Airlines’ order for six Boeing 787-9s, Conner noted the 777 had made “tremendous inroads” into China over the past couple of years, adding:  “I think the ...

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