FRANKFURT—Airbus and Boeing appear to be moving closer to defining how they might stretch their big A350 and 777X twinjets. Both manufacturers raised prospects on possible stretches of the two aircraft earlier this year. Boeing confirmed studies of a 777-10X stretch at this summer’s Farnborough International Airshow, and added such an extension would be relatively easy to accomplish. “It is pretty straightforward for us,” Boeing Commercial Airplanes President Ray ...

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