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New 797 airliner would be perfect fit in Saudi Arabia: Boeing

Boeing Co. sees Saudi Arabia as a promising market for a potential new family of aircraft targeting mid-range flights.

November 13, 2017  By Bloomberg

Busy domestic routes would be a good fit for a midsize plane, Ahmed Jazzar, Boeing’s president for the Middle Eastern country, said in interview ahead of the Dubai Air Show. The company has discussed its embryonic middle-of-the-market jetliner — dubbed the 797 by some aerospace executives — with Saudi Arabian Airlines, as well as the longest version of the single-aisle 737 Max. | READ MORE


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