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China Eastern Cancels Order for Boeing 787s

There are 3 comments on the ABC News story from Oct 19, 2011, titled China Eastern Cancels Order for Boeing 787s. In it, ABC News reports that:

Boeing lost a major customer for its new 787 on Tuesday, with China Eastern Airlines canceling its order for 24 of the long-delayed planes after saying it has waited long enough.

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La Grange, IL

#1 Oct 19, 2011
Okay, tooled up for a new plane, but cannot deliver the product?

“It's 420 here.”

Since: Jun 07

cold comfort farm

#2 Oct 19, 2011
China already has the avionics and other stuff from Honeywell, GE and others. They'll just build a knock-off.

Beirut, Lebanon

#3 Oct 19, 2011
I'm sure an airline from a non-communist country will be happy to pick up those delivery slots.

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