Re: Why a new super-jumbo isn't going to be built anytime soon.

Date:         10 Jul 97 17:46:14 
From:         jjbivng@HoTMaiL.com (Joe J. Budion, IV)
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>If you just have to sort out ULDs, I can see a super jumbo making sense
>(5-10 years down the road) between hubs such as Memphis, Subic Bay,
>or CDG.

Also you have to consider maintance...  RIght now if a DC-10 fails
that can mean almost 22,000 unhappy customers.  If a 727 fails the
number goes down a bit to around 5,000 unhappies...

Joe