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Boeing has received a billion dollar order for its long -distance jet 787 Dreamliner and the medium -range jet 737 Max. The airline United Airlines orders 100 dreamliners, as both sides announced. In addition, the Lufthansa partner from the USA secured purchase options for a further 100 machines of the type.

Eine Boeing 787 Dreamliner der United Airlines mit mehr als 250 Personen an Bord am Flughafen in Chicago. © Tannen Maury/EPA/dpa A Boeing 787 Dreamliner of the United Airlines with more than 250 people on board at the airport in Chicago.

also buys United 44 copies of the 737 Max, order another 56 of these aircraft and secure another 100 options for this. The Dreamliner order had already been speculated. Boeing stocks still increased by around two percent in pre-interconnecting US trade.

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The order is likely to support Boeing's plans to raise 787 production. From May 2021 to August 2022, the manufacturer was not allowed to deliver the type because of production defects. Boeing has to rework for many machines. In any case, the slump in the long-distance business in the Corona crisis slowed down the need for corresponding aircraft.

A billion order

According to the price list, the 200 medium and long-distance jets now ordered have a total value of more than $ 40 billion. However, large discounts are the rule. According to an estimate by the Bloomberg news agency, the machines are likely to have a value of more than $ 17 billion (16 billion euros).

When ordering the largest and smallest variant of the medium -range jet 737 Max, airlines take a risk. Because the approval of versions Max 7 and Max 10 extends - and an important period threatens to run off.

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, however, has recently been positive signals: According to a plan of a democratic senator, the manufacturer could avoid installing a modern cockpit alarm system, as it has actually been prescribed for new aircraft types from next year, as Bloomberg had reported. In return, Boeing would have to give the two latest Max variants an additional sensor. Meanwhile,

United wants to renew the fleet with the new machines and secure growth. For some time, Airbus and Boeing have hardly been after the production of certain models. The companies plague delivery bottlenecks for important parts. At the same time, the travel question for pandemic has surprisingly quickly and strongly recovered, especially on the short and medium-sized route.

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