United Airlines has postponed plans to replace its current narrowbody fleet while it negotiates its merger with Continental Airlines, says Chairman and CEO Glenn Tilton. The airline, which has already placed a major order for Airbus A350s and Boeing 787s to replace its long-haul fleet, had planned to issue a request for proposal at the end of the second quarter (DAILY, Jan. 22), and was considering Bombardier’s CSeries and re-engined Airbus and Boeing narrowbodies as replacements for its ...
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