United Becomes First North American Airline To Receive Boeing 787-9

United Airlines has taken delivery of the first of 26 Boeing 787-9s it has on order and is the first North American airline to receive the 787-9, which is 20 ft. longer than the 787-8. United said the 787-9, which can fly 300 miles farther than the 787-8, will give it “more flexibility and range.”...

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