News Summary: United Airlines 787

Thursday - 9/27/2012, 6:33pm EDT

By The Associated Press

(AP) - THE PLANE: Boeing Co.'s 787 has been delivered to several airlines so far, but this week United Continental Holdings Inc. became the first U.S. carrier to get one.

THE PLAN: United's 787 passenger flights start in November. International flights start in January between Los Angeles and Tokyo-Narita.

THE PRICE: $206.8 million is the list price for the 787-8 that United got this week. Discounts are common for big customers like United, which has 50 of those planes on order.


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