From: Surendra Ratwatte <firstname.lastname@example.org> Organization: Emirates Airlines Dubai Date: 09 Apr 96 14:22:51 References: 1 2 3 4 5 6
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C. Marin Faure wrote: > > In article <airliners.1996.447@ohare.Chicago.COM>, Alain.Deckers@man.ac.uk > wrote: > > According the the "unofficial" Airbus Web page which is actually > maintained by someone else but is quite good, the name of Airbus' new > transporter is "Beluga." > The Beluga is a converted A300-600, it came to Dubai last year and I had a good look. Huge but very ugly. More interesting is that the rumored A 350, 747 competitor, is to be launched soon. A friend in Airbus confirmed it, saying they "had no choice, because Boeing makes such a profit on the 747 that they can sell the 777 at a loss." Will this be AI's Tristar?