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While Boeing tries to iron out the electrical snafu’s in its grounded 787 Dreamliner, Airbus EADS is wasting no time. Assisted by previous Dreamliner production delays, by 2011, Airbus had built up a substantial Que of new orders. Airbus delivered a record 534 aircraft last year to 88 customers, including 10 new customers.
Airbus currently has a backlog of over 4,400 aircraft orders valued at over $588 billion more »
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced it will conduct a comprehensive review of the Boeing (NYSE: BA) 787 Dreamliner, but declared the aircraft safe despite a recent fire, a cracked window, and a fuel leak earlier this week.
"We are confident that the aircraft is safe. But we need to have a complete understanding of what is happening," FAA Administrator Michael P. Huerta said in an agency press release. Boeing more »