The Seattle Times has claimed that Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner program could be delayed for a further two years and run more than 20% over budget. Citing anonymous Boeing employees as sources, the US newspaper states that the cost of the program is set to run to $18 billion from a budget of $5 billion; the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is threatening to withhold certifying the 787 to fly the intercontinental routes; heavy condensation inside the composite plastic fuselage; while the program’s managers are claimed to be firing anyone who reports more bad news. This is added to the widely reported

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