Air India on Oct. 5 took delivery of the first Boeing 787 built at the airframer’s Charleston, N.C., facility—the first U.S. commercial jet airliner to be produced away from the Puget Sound or heritage West Coast sites. The aircraft is Air India’s third 787 and marks the 28th 787 delivered since entry-into-service. Some 25 of the model have been handed over during the course of this year, and the rate continues to accelerate as Boeing completes the refurbishment of earlier production ...


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