United (UAL -1.1%) CEO Jeff Smisek says the carrier will take delivery in H2 2012 on 50 Boeing...

|By:, SA News Editor

United (UAL -1.1%) CEO Jeff Smisek says the carrier will take delivery in H2 2012 on 50 Boeing (BA -1.1%) 787s, calling the late-arriving model a "spectacular and game-changing aircraft" - highlighed by its 20% less fuel usage than existing jets. Could a perfect storm of lower fuel prices with better consumption boost the FY12 margins for UAL, DAL, and AMR?