Uresh the admin for All Things 787 now in A.net stating it is Etihad
Quoting frigatebird (Reply 17): I guess it is not the 10x 777 UFO order booked by Boeing last week, or is there an earlier 4x 777F UFO order in Boeings books I didn't see?
This is a new 777X order separate from the one booked last week. just got info from a reliable source. Etihad is the customer for last week's 777X order and they are cancelling the 15 787s (currently listed as unidentified on Boeing's order book).
Actually, it's anybody's guess. If you read Uresh's latest blog post, you'll see that his "reliable" source is ... Saj Ahmad of Strategic Aero Research !!! The worst possible source !
"Another surprise ...Qatar's firm order for 10 x 777X. Saj Ahmad of Strategic Aero Research says that this is not the 777X order that Boeing had booked last week along with the 15 x 787 cancellations. In fact he confirmed my suspicion that Etihad is the source of the 777X order as well as the 15 787 cancellations (though the order is attributable to an unknown customer, it is Etihad's). Etihad may announce the 777X order at Paris but it currently unknown if they will."