American, United delay, change Boeing 787 orders

April 24, 2015 10:48 PM

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American Airlines Group Inc. says it will delay delivery of five Boeing 787 jets in response to slower growth in international travel demand.

American announced Friday that it will take the planes in 2017 and 2018 instead of 2016. American took delivery of its third 787 on Friday but has not yet used them on passenger flights. It plans to put the first one into service next month on flights between Dallas and Chicago, then use 787s on int...

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