From: Robert Dorsett <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 09 Dec 92 18:45:32 PST References: 1 2 Followups: 1 2
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>Their 16 A330s were not affected, but they aren't scheduled to receive >any of those until 1997, so they felt no need to address that plane in >this agreement. The 1997 figure was apparently arrived at in September, when they deferred the A330 deliveries (originally scheduled between 1994 and 1996) to 1997 to 1999. >With these cancellations, it is suspected that the bases will not be >built, and NWA will fly their planes to Europe for C/D checks. Of >course, they already have received and spent the operating loan.... It'll be interesting to see what ramifications this has on the UAL deal: did United plan on using Airbus/NWA North American facilities? R.