Boeing Moves Forward With Airbus A321XLR-Competitor Plan

Boeing 757 aircraft
As the Sun gradually sets on the 757, Boeing is refocusing on a slightly larger, wider-body successor to challenge the A321XLR.
Credit: Guy Norris/AW&ST
It has been a long time coming, but six years after formalizing studies of a new midsize airliner—and in a far bleaker environment that anyone could have predicted a little more than a year ago—Boeing is taking the first tentative steps toward an all-new aircraft. Designed to compete with the Airbus...

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