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Boeing proposes plan to cut Air Force One cost

This follows Trump's tweet that costs to build new planes are out of control and the Boeing order should be cancelled

Air Force One sitting on the tarmac at Joint Base Andrews outside Washington, DC. Boeing executives suggest that the price of the new planes could be reduced if the US Air Force and Secret Service revise their specifications for the aircraft, say sources.

New York

BOEING Co executives have told officials on US president-elect Donald Trump's transition team that the cost of a new version of Air Force One could be lowered if the government agrees to reduce its requirements for the plane, people familiar with the discussions said.


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