American Airlines http://wlrn.org en In Blow To Boeing, JAL Places Nearly $10 Billion Airbus Order http://wlrn.org/post/blow-boeing-jal-places-nearly-10-billion-airbus-order Japan Airlines <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/10/07/230023631/business-news">is buying $9.5 billion worth of new jetliners from Airbus</a>, placing its first-ever order with the European plane-maker for 31 A350s to replace the carrier's aging fleet of Boeing 777s.<p>The airline's president, Yoshiharu Ueki, said the order was unrelated to Boeing's problems with the 787, but the huge order is seen as a major coup for the Toulouse, France-based manufacturer at the expense of its American rival.<p>Both Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways are flying 787s, which experienced numerous development Mon, 07 Oct 2013 16:21:28 +0000 Scott Neuman 21750 at http://wlrn.org In Blow To Boeing, JAL Places Nearly $10 Billion Airbus Order Justice Sues To Block US Airways-American Airlines Merger http://wlrn.org/post/justice-sues-block-us-airways-american-airlines-merger A merger of American Airlines and US Airways would violate U.S. Tue, 13 Aug 2013 21:17:50 +0000 18955 at http://wlrn.org Justice Sues To Block US Airways-American Airlines Merger