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January 17, 2013

Qantas Cancels One Boeing 787 Dreamliner, But Keeps 14 On Order



Australia’s Qantas cancels one Dreamliner, 14 still on order (via AFP)

Australian airline Qantas Friday announced it was cutting its order for Dreamliner aircraft by one, but said it had planned the move before the Boeing jets were grounded worldwide and still had 14 on order. Qantas had initially said it would not be changing its order for 15 of the fuel-efficient aircraft…




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