Boeing halts deliveries of B787 sections; Delta reaffirms 18 orders
The pause in shipments to Everett will average two weeks, according to the report. A Boeing spokesman stated the problems would not affect the timing of the first B787 delivery to launch customer All Nippon Airways in mid-Feb-2011.
Meanwhile, Delta Air Lines has reaffirmed its order for 18 B787-8s, but has deferred deliveries until 2020-2022. The aircraft were originally ordered by Northwest Airlines and scheduled for delivery between 2008 and 2010.
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