Re: Continental to choose Boeing

Date:         04 Jun 97 13:04:01 
From:         "Jeffrey R. Hacker" <#jhacker@ix.netcom.com>
Organization: Netcom
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Joseph Edward Nemec wrote:
>
> I read in the WSJ this morning that Continental Airlines
> has tentatively agreed to purchase 40 Boeing aircraft,
> including 10 777s and 30 767-400ERs. I don't know the
> model of 777 that they have agreed upon.
>
> I want to give a hand to H. Andrew Chuang, who I believe
> pointed out that the deal was not yet in Airbus' hands.
> I was sure, after reading Continental's statements about
> the A330-200, that they would choose the European
> consortium to replace the DC-10s.

Don't forget that Bethune used to work at Boeing.  Wasn't he in charge
of the design of the most recent (-600,-700, and -800) series of 737's?

jeff