29 MARCH 2010
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LAN, the Chilean member of oneworld, has agreed with Boeing to adjust the delivery of the first ten of its 37 aircraft order for the 787 from 2014 to next year. According to LAN this means that it will be the first airline in the western hemisphere to receive the aircraft. Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways is the 787’s launch customer with delivery scheduled for later this year. Four 787s are now flying, all Rolls-Royce powered. Whisper has it that the aircraft will make its international public inaugural appearance at the Farnborough Air Show in July, together with the all-new Boeing 747-8 freighter. www.lan.com www.boeing.com/commercial
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