Boeing has denied published reports in Japan that the rise of the yen prompted the company to pull out of studies of the YS-X next-generation, small passenger airplane. Both Boeing and Japan are eager to produce a new, 100-passenger regional jet and have been working together to lay the groundwork for the project. But Japan's Yomiuri newspaper claimed that the YS-X has been postponed because the rise of the yen would make building it in Japan unprofitable, leading Boeing to back out of ...

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