From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Jean-Francois Mezei) Organization: DECUServe Date: 18 Dec 95 15:26:03 References: 1 2 Followups: 1
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In most of the discussion about the 777 against Airbus, the 777 is pitted against the 330 with arguments that the 330 isn't doing well. I was under the impression that the 777 was in competition against the DC-10 and the A-340, so it is really fair to compare sales of the 330 against those of the 777 ? Since the next variant of the 777 seems to be the long range one, it would seem that Boeing is really eying the 340 market, right ? Should we compare airliners by their number of engines alone, or shouldn't range/capacity be a more important factor ?