Re: possible new engine for the B777-200X

Date:         10 Jul 97 17:46:14 
From:         jfmezei <"jfmezei"[no.spam]>
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H Andrew Chuang wrote:
> With Singapore Airlines (along with American Airlines) as the most
> likely launch customer for the B777-200X, I think it would be quite
> appropriate for Boeing to launch the new derivative at the 1998 Asian
> Aerospace Show in Singapore next February.

My image of American Airlines is not one of a long range route network.
(Not much in terms of Asia, and just short hops to europe on smallish

Would American really need a very long range airplane ? What routes
would it use them on ? (existing , new or "wishful thinking" routes ?)