Boeing Co. said its stretched 787 Dreamliner promises to match sales of the smallest variant, boosting the plane’s order tally as much as 60 percent, as it expanded its wide-body lineup to blunt an Airbus SAS challenge.
An EgyptAir plane carrying more than 300 people to New York from Cairo made an emergency landing in Scotland after a note was discovered containing a threat to the aircraft, Egypt’s state-run Middle East News Agency reported.
British Airways will take its first two Boeing Co. 787s the week after next and an initial Airbus SAS A380 superjumbo seven days later, making the U.K. carrier the first in Europe to operate both wide-body models.
Deutsche Lufthansa AG Chief Executive Officer Christoph Franz said Europe’s second-l;argest airline may replace its residual fleet of Boeing Co. 747-400 jumbos with twin-engine jets as it looks to cut fuel costs.
Singapore Airlines Ltd., Southeast Asia’s biggest carrier, fell the most in more than 1 1/2 years in Singapore trading after lower passenger and cargo fares pushed the company into a wider fourth-quarter operating loss.