Re: American Airlines press release regarding Boeing order

Date:         08 Dec 96 04:12:37 
From:         Tom Stybr <>
Organization: Boeing - Wichita Division
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Peter Dowden wrote:

> Note the absence of the 747 in this announcement, which suggests AA are
> either [a] still averse to 747s, [b] still considering 747-5/600 vs
> A3XX [& vs annything that MD builds] or even [c] never intending to
> purchase anything bigger than a 777

Does AA have the 747 in their fleet today? I thought the MD-11 was the
largest jet they operated. In which case, the 777 will fly circles around
it. (Just a little Boeing bias. Did it show?)

Thanx for your interest.
If you think I speak for Boeing, you are, as George Carlin says, stupid,
crazy or full of sh@# (or all three).