In the statement issued, the U.S. aerospace giant Boeing said that the company is proud to build the next generation of Air Force One.
A Boeing official said that Air Force One includes a "communications suite, internal and external stairs, large galleys and other equipment".
At the time, Mr. Trump complained that the price of the two planes was rising above $4 billion. The 747-8 and France's Airbus A380 were the only two four-engine plane designs with a wide enough body to accommodate the needs of a presidential carrier, according to the Air Force. "If Boeing had to take a loss on this to make the president happy, I think they would do it". No Air Force One till date has ever had to refuel mid-flight, and so the option seems redundant.
The President, who has repeatedly expressed his exasperation at his aging aircraft, wanted to meet face-to-face with Muilenburg to reach the deal, two officials said. It remains an open question whether the Air Force can complete its testing and modifications by then.
The White House said the cost estimate had risen to over $5 billion for the two airplanes, but did not provide any documentation to illustrate that claim.
Comcast, Disney and Fox Shares Fall on News of Sky Takeover Bid
The deal offer is yet another roadblock for Fox, which previously agreed to buy out the two-thirds of Sky it does not already own. Roberts said Comcast thought the Sky deal could increase the United States giant's worldwide revenue to 25% of sales from 9%.
Maruti February sales up 15% at 149824 units
Exports in February were up 24.9 per cent to 11,924 units as compared with 9,545 units in the same month past year , MSI said. The company's sales from exports in February 2018 were accounted for 4768 units, a decline of 3 per cent over past year .
Wreck-It Ralph travels to the internet in movie sequel
The film features the voices of Jack McBrayer , Jane Lynch, Ed O'Neill and will feature all the Disney Princesses as well. Reily), accompanied by his friend Vanellope ( Sarah Silverman ) leave the arcade games and travel into the internet.