U.S. FAA approves first 787 Dreamliner for delivery since 2021 -sources

The Boeing logo is seen at their headquarters in Chicago, in this April 24, 2013 photo. REUTERS/Jim Young

WASHINGTON, Aug 8 (Reuters) - The Federal Aviation Administration on Monday approved the first Boeing (BA.N) 787 Dreamliner for delivery since May 2021, sources told Reuters.

The plane is set to be delivered to American Airlines (AAL.O) as early as Wednesday, the airline confirmed to Reuters. American said the plane "will be delivered from Charleston and is expected to enter commercial service in the coming weeks."

(The story is refiled to restore dropped "y" in "delivery" in headline)

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