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  • n. Plural form of narrowbody.

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Examples

  • Jetstar has only Airbus narrowbodies, but it has orders for Boeing 787 Dreamliners.

    Qantas overhauls with $9 billion fleet order

  • The new airlines will fly Airbus A320 jets, cementing their reputation as the plane of choice on regional networks over archrival Boeing Co. Qantas, which also flies Boeing's best-selling 737 narrowbodies, plans to acquire up to 110 of the Airbus planes, worth more than $9.4 billion.

    Qantas overhauls with $9 billion fleet order

  • Fleet-related capital spending will rise next year as the carrier takes 33 new Boeing narrowbodies to replace retiring B737-300 aircraft.

  • Some people familiar with the talks say the order could be for 200 to 300 narrowbodies, but the exact number was unclear and there could be be last-minute changes.

    News - chicagotribune.com

  • Qatar Airways also is expected to announce a big order, likely including Airbus A380 superjumbo jets as well as next-generation narrowbodies.

    The Seattle Times

  • While China Eastern recently cancelled 24 Dreamliners given the delays though it ordered 45 new Boeing 737 narrowbodies and 15 Airbus A330s instead and China Southern among others is considering cancelling its orders for 10 Dreamliners, we believe that the fundamental view for Boeing is very constructive longer term.

    Forbes.com: News

  • Earlier this month, Boeing said it delivered 127 commercial airplanes in the third quarter, including 100 of its best-selling 737 narrowbodies and 21 widebody 777s.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • While Airbus has been in the driving seat for narrowbodies this year, analysts say Boeing is still setting the pace for many larger jets.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • With 3,554 narrowbodies in service in the U.S., according to the London consulting firm Ascend Worldwide, carriers could save up to $450 million annually.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • By largely shunning narrowbodies, the carrier pares costs and increases capacity for carrying passengers and freight on regional routes, he said.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

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