Re: Airbus on a roll

Date:         05 Dec 96 02:27:18 
From:         Joseph Edward Nemec <nemecj@mit.edu>
Organization: Massachvsetts Institvte of Technology
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John Witherspoon wrote:

> >>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.

Are you sure that you aren't confusing this with the American Airlines
Boeing order? That is contingent upon the pilot's union ratifying
their new contract with AA. (I suspect that the order is a done deal)

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