Better late than never. Boeing
Wait a second … this sounds familiar, right? That’s probably because the Dreamliner also had a “debut” back in 2007. Well, after years of delays, it seems the 787 may no longer be the unicorn of aviation.
As soon as the Dreamliner starts hitting the skies, Boeing can begin to work through its backlog of 827 orders for the aircraft, 55 of which are going to ANA. Let’s hope investors are rewarded for their patience, as some airliners may be losing theirs.
Ideally, Boeing has learned throughout the process and can teach its old dogs new tricks. Discount airline Southwest Airlines
The Dreamliner is already selling like hotcakes, and it hasn’t even been fully released yet. The list of customers awaiting delivery include Delta Airlines
I think the Dreamliner will prove to be worth the wait. The past several years for Boeing shareholders must have been grueling, but there is light at the end of the tunnel. As Boeing begins filling orders for the 787, it will be clear skies ahead.
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