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WASHINGTON/PARIS (Reuters) -United Airlines Inc is close to reaching a deal with Boeing Co for a major 787 Dreamliner order, two sources briefed on the matter told Reuters. The Wall Street Journal, which reported the plan earlier, said United was close to ordering dozens of 787 Dreamliners. In October, Bloomberg News said United was nearing an order for more than 100 widebody jets and was evaluating offers from Boeing and for Airbus SE's A350.
Owing to a buoyant air-travel demand, United Airlines (UAL) anticipates TRASM to increase in the 24-25% band in fourth-quarter 2022 from the fourth-quarter 2019 actuals.