Re: Airbus A3XX---vapor plane?

From:         Surendra Ratwatte <surenone@ns2.emirates.net.ae>
Organization: Emirates Airlines Dubai
Date:         09 Apr 96 14:22:51 
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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?