At Dubai air show, plane makers push freighters
Financial Express Mumbai|November 15, 2021
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TIM HEPHER AND ALEXANDER CORNWELL

BOEING SAID ON Saturday it was in advanced talks to sell a cargo version of its future 777X jetliner jet while Airbus predicted an A350 freighter deal soon, as the aerospace giants eye a post-pandemic boom in eCommerce.

Boeing also indicated it was nearing the end of production snags on the 787 Dreamliner, but reiterated the timing of any return to normal deliveries depended on talks with regulators. “We are in pretty advanced discussions with a number of customers. The(777X freighter) looks good from a design standpoint and a requirements standpoint, Ihssane Mounir, senior vice president of commercial sales and marketing, said.

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