Boeing sees a future market for a 757 replacement aircraft that would fit between the largest 737 MAX variant and the 787-8, Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and CEO Ray Conner said. Briefing media at the Paris Air Show Tuesday, Conner agreed there was a gap in terms of a direct replacement for the 757. US major airlines that operate the 757 have expressed interest in seeing an all-new narrowbody developed for long, thin routes such as New York to Edinburgh, Scotland. “We are ...

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