Continental and Boeing (was Re: US Airways Fleet Changes)

Date:         30 Apr 97 03:19:12 
From:         kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz)
Organization: Chicago Software Works, Menlo Park, California
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>In related new, Continental Airlines has decided to follow the lead
>of American Airlines and Delta Airlines in signing on with BOEING as
>the sole provider of aircraft ...

No, Continental has not decided on anything.  Continental requested
that Boeing provide two bids, one a conventional one and the other a
sole-source deal modeled on the American and Delta contracts.  They
have yet to announce a decision between the two approaches, nor for
that matter have they announced a decision to buy from Boeing at all.

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