Re: Airbus on a roll

Date:         04 Dec 96 02:42:17 
From: (John Witherspoon)
Organization: The American University
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In article <airliners.1996.2646@ohare.Chicago.COM>
somebody writes:

>>       I think with American's recent announcement, Boeing isn't really all
>>that upset about Airbus "winning" this one.  As I've said before, I
>>seriously doubt that USAirways will be around long enough to take
>>delivery of anywhere near all of the Airbus airplanes they've ordered.

Moreover, if I recall correctly, the USAirways order hinges on
Wolf extracting wage concessions from the company's union employees.
If Wolf can't pull that off, the deal is off, as I understand it.