Boeing kickstarts air show with order for jets worth $4.7 billion

FILE PHOTO: The Boeing logo is seen on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplane in Long Beach, California March 14, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo

Boeing Co (BA.N) said on Monday it won an order for 14 freight aircraft for a value of $4.7 billion, firing the opening salvo against rival Airbus SE (AIR.PA) in a contest for business on day one of the Farnborough Airshow. Logistics group DHL placed the order for the 777 freighters and acquired purchase rights […]

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