Re: New Aircraft: what's cooking?

From:         S.Tolboom@kub.nl (Stephan Tolboom)
Organization: Tilburg University
Date:         01 Jun 95 05:01:00 
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In Article <airliners.1995.682@ohare.Chicago.COM> "M.J.Jennings@amtp.cambridge.ac.uk (Michael Jennings)" says:
> 	Airbus has been talking about a longer range A330 as well as the
> ultra long range A340. Stretched versions of both planes also get talked
> about from time to time. Airbus was also talking about a further stretched
> version of the A321 (the A322) to tackle the 757 market, but they seem to
> have shelved this for the moment.
> 	To me the Boeing plans seem more market driven than the Airbus ones,
> or at least the name of an airline usually gets mentioned in the context
> of those from Boeing, and less frequently in those from Airbus.

Haven't SAA(SAL) and Virgin been named as possible A340-8000 customers?


Stephan