The aviation giant assembles other 787s in both Washington and South Carolina, but it decided the 787-10 will be built exclusively in the South.
Right after Airbus takes its rival A350 XWB on its first flight, Boeing announces customers planning to buy 102 newer, longer versions of its energy-efficient 787 Dreamliner.
The aviation giant said it expects to conduct the first flight of the newest (and longest) Dreamliner in 2017.
Carrier is the first in North America to get the bigger version of Boeing's Dreamliner. Next month, it will start flying the world's longest Dreamliner route.
At the Farnborough airshow, the Seattle aircraft maker shows off the first energy-efficient 787-9 built. Also: how the longer 280-passenger endured tests of performance, temperature, and a virtual barrel roll.
Though the Boeing 787's lithium-ion batteries have been the cause of previous fires on the aircraft, they do not appear to have been the cause of last week's blaze.
Don't expect an all-electric plane to carry hundreds of passengers soon, but in some corners of aviation, battery-powered aircraft are attracting industry interest.