Re: Airbus on a roll

From:         kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz)
Organization: Chicago Software Works, Menlo Park, California
Date:         08 Nov 96 05:24:25 
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>> Boeing reportedly lost the order, in part, because ... Boeing was
>> unable to offer as high a delivery rate as quickly.

>No doubt.  However another story I read mentioned more attractive
>financial terms as well.  US Air must be a fairly poor credit risk

I'm told that nobody in the financial community would have touched
this deal, given USAir's financial position.  (Airbus is providing
100% of the financing on this order.)

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