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  • noun a commercial airliner with a single aisle


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  • Jim Albaugh , chief executive of Boeing's commercial airplane unit, discussed the 737 decision at a news conference in Texas on Wednesday announcing American Airlines' massive order for 460 new narrow-body jets.

    Boeing Chooses Upgrade Over Brand New

  • The company has previously said that it is in serious talks with a "handful" of customers, and sees tremendous potential for the narrow-body aircraft in China.

    Bombardier Reaches Deal in China

  • Meanwhile, competition in the narrow-body jet market is clearly intensifying.

    Boeing, AMR Are Co-Pilots

  • But within the past few months, Airbus presented American with an attractive offer on its narrow-body jets and the airline then surprised Boeing with the Airbus offer in hand, according to people familiar with the details of the negotiations.

    Boeing Chooses Upgrade Over Brand New

  • Both United Continental Holdings Inc. and Delta Air Lines Inc. are shopping for new narrow-body jets and now have a more level playing field to choose from.

    Boeing Chooses Upgrade Over Brand New

  • Though rival plane-maker Airbus has announced hundreds of orders for its revamped A320neo narrow-body jet, the UTair order is a solid win for Boeing even as it debates the future of its 737 program.

    Russian Airline to Order 40 Boeing Jets

  • Mr. Albaugh said Boeing is still working on the design of the 737 MAX but has settled on a fan diameter of 68 inches 173 centimeters for the LEAP-1B engines that CFM International will make for the narrow-body jet.

    Boeing Signs New 737 Deals

  • "It's unclear what the next Boeing narrow-body will be made of," said Michael Bacal , Hexcel spokesman.

    Alcoa Unveils New Plane Materials to Compete With Composites

  • One of the customers is AMR Corp.'s American Airlines, which helped steer Boeing toward a new-engine version when it placed a big order of narrow-body jets earlier this year with both Boeing and Airbus.

    Boeing Signs New 737 Deals

  • By putting off a decision on a new aircraft to replace its 737 narrow-body jet family, it allowed EADS 's Airbus to steal last month's Paris air show with the Neo, a version of its rival A320 sporting new, less-thirsty engines.

    Boeing, AMR Are Co-Pilots


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