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Boeing set to unveil 787 amid order flurry

Boeing 787
Boeing 787

By Bill Rigby Sun Jul 8, 3:35 PM ET

SEATTLE (Reuters) – Boeing Co. prepared to unveil the first carbon-composite 787 Dreamliner on Sunday amid a flurry of 55 new orders for the lightweight, fuel efficient plane.

European, Middle Eastern and Australian carriers trumpeted new purchases at various Boeing events in Seattle, as the plane maker got ready to host 15,000 or so employees, customers and suppliers at its nearby Everett, Washington, plant. Continue reading Boeing set to unveil 787 amid order flurry