Oct. 25: The A380 to begin commercial service between Singapore and Sydney, Australia.
Mid-2010: Lufthansa Airlines scheduled to take delivery of the first of Boeing's bigger 747-8 jets. Lufthansa will already be operating the A380 starting in 2009.
20XX: Airbus eventually plans to stretch the A380 to carry about 100 more passengers. Airbus has not given a development timetable.
Source: Airbus, The Boeing Co., P-I reporting
The Boeing Co. won orders for 65 jets in the past week, including 13 777s. Customers for the 777s, as well as two 747-8 freighters, were not identified. For the year, Boeing has gross orders...
Boeing has received 44 orders for the cargo model and is still waiting for an airline order for the passenger version.
Dreamliner remains on track
International Lease Finance will take five more A380 passenger planes as it cancels its five A380 freighters.