Boeing confirms early 2011 delivery of first Dreamliner

Boeing acknowledged Friday it will not be able to deliver its first 787 Dreamliner this year, adding one more delay to a program already more than two years behind schedule. The latest setback "follows an assessment of the availability of an engine needed for the final phases of flight test this fall," the company said. Rolls-Royce, which is supplying engines for about 40% of the 787s on order, said it is "working closely with Boeing to expedite delivery in support of their program schedule." Launch customer All Nippon Airways said it was disappointed by the news, adding, "we trust that the time will be used to deliver the best possible aircraft in the shortest possible time frame."

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