Re: TWA and the A318 and 717

Organization: Monmouth Internet
Date:         Sat, 02 Jan 1999 01:59:04 GMT
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>The only stand out difference that may be meaningful  is probably in
>freight lift. This has always been a problem for the D9/MD80 family,
>and the basic diameter of the aircraft drives this issue. This was
>quoted as a major reason that both SAS and Alaska Airlines bought

I thought Boeing undercut MDs price, and that thats how they won the order.  
Thought the MD-95 was going to be the winner had Boeing not done that.