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Boeing's Conner bows out with $1.2-bn air show deal

Conner signed the deal to add Shenzhen-based airline to a list of launch customers for the new jet

Reuters  |  Paris 

Boeing Vice Chairman Ray Conner on Wednesday sealed his last air show deal before retiring, signing off with the conversion of ten orders to the new 737 MAX 10 model for Donghai Airlines in China, where near-record traffic growth is powering aviation. Conner signed the deal to add the Shenzhen-based airline to a list of launch customers for the new jet at the Paris Airshow, calling it "great to finish up this way" and expressing satisfaction that it was with an "all-Boeing customer." The deal for jets worth $1.2 billion was signed at an emotional ceremony at ...

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First Published: Wed, June 21 2017. 23:29 IST
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