United Airlines plans to use at least some of its Boeing 787 aircraft as a low-season, long-haul market replacement for Boeing 777s, which in turn will be shifted to long-haul markets entering their peak season, President and CEO Jeff Smisek says. United’s 787s, so far, have been used to launch new routes. But in a presentation last week at the Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference, Smisek emphasized that the 787 also will provide United with additional ...

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